The Working Class and NeoMalthusianism

[Lenin reminds us in this 1913 article of the sinister, bourgeois, and reactionary nature of neo-Malthusianism which is a defeatist and anti-worker outlook that is antithetical to historical progress. In more recent years, adopting this extremely misanthropic stance with regard to the environment and climate change seems to be an increasing (and alarming) trend in... Continue Reading →

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Too Many Africans?

[The article below details how environmental destruction, poverty, and economic crises are rooted in the imperialist nations' problems of overconsumption and unequal wealth distribution. The neo-Malthusian narrative about "useless eaters" and that the world has an "overpopulation" problem is beneficial to the capitalist class because when all focus and blame is shifted away from the... Continue Reading →

Hurricane Matthew: Caribbean in the Cross-hairs!

[As Hurricane Matthew gains strength it is important to remember how these extreme weather events caused by global warming effect people from Third World nations.  Many have expressed concern for Haiti in particular. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It has been the victim of the most US military interventions in history.... Continue Reading →

The Storm That Will Unfreeze the North Pole

by Robinson Meyer (the Atlantic) The sun has not risen above the North Pole since mid-September. The sea ice—flat, landlike, windswept, and stretching as far as the eye can see—has been bathed in darkness for months. But later this week, something extraordinary will happen: Air temperatures at the Earth’s most northernly region, in the middle... Continue Reading →

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