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California Wildfire

How can we prevent climate catastrophe?

An organized working class will be a crucial part of any movement that is capable of winning the kinds of changes we need. Workers not only can demonstrate in large numbers: they also they have the power to shut down sectors of the economy, which provides crucial leverage against a powerful ruling class.

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Climate Change and the Summit Smokescreen

Ian Angus is editor of the ecosocialist journal Climate & Capitalism.  He is co-author, with Simon Butler, of Too Many People?  Population, Immigration and the Environmental Crisis (Haymarket, 2011), and editor of the anthology The Global Fight for Climate Justice (Fernwood, 2010). He talked to Phil Gasper about what to expect from the Paris summit […]

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Playing the Race Card in the 2008 Presidential Election

It is surely no surprise to readers of MRZine that, in a presidential election race in which an African-American man is not just the front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination, but has a strong chance of winning the White House in November, racism has been front and center.  Four years ago, in his keynote speech […]

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Afghanistan: Bush’s Other War

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