A WhatsApp-sponsored report, prepared in partnership with Queen Mary University, has raised the alarm that the 2019 elections in India, which already has cleavages on lines of caste, race, gender, religion, would be a fertile ground for damaging fake news.
Geography Archives: Global
A Talk at Wits University by Gunnett Kaaf | March 2019
Two hundred years on, the questions he asked of the world in the 19th century have not lost their relevance or sharpness.
“The liberal/mainstream notion of imperialism that permeates…bourgeois political opinion proceeds from the elementary observation that the various empires that have existed during the past three millennia share one obvious characteristic, namely territorial conquest accomplished through military force.”
Failure is not an option, writes Zoe Rasbash
The U.S. Youth Climate Strike is just one of hundreds of Youth Climate Strike groups that have appeared around the world after Greta Thunberg‘s courageous one-person protest in Belgium caught fire.
CONSIDERING HIS WORK as a whole, Marx had little to say directly about women’s oppression or the relationship between patriarchy and capitalism.(1) And some of what he had to say was, well, misguided. Yet Marxist feminists have drawn on his thought to create a distinctive approach to understanding these issues.(2)
The authors are the lead organizers of U.S. Youth Climate Strike, part of a global student movement inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg’s weekly school strikes in Sweden and other European countries.
NICK ESTES DID not intend to write a book about Standing Rock. He was working on his dissertation about Indigenous rights at the United Nations when the movement against the Dakota Access pipeline exploded on the edge of one of the 16 northern Plains Indian reservations of the Oceti Sakowin people, known by the U.S. […]
Above all, we’d like to demand the right to dream. For us, the present is unacceptable. We demand the future.
The media are trying to turn the 1% into a protected minority.
Not to be dramatic, but it’s probably the best thing we’ve ever read.
The Great Recession of 2008 marked the end of a lengthy period of international economic growth and rapidly increasing international trade. Now, some ten years later, economic activity, including trade and foreign direct investment, remains far below pre-crisis levels with little sign of revival.
This is an essay in six voices, from long-time activists who participate in the North American ecosocialist network System Change Not Climate Change.
It’s some achievement to get me sympathising with Mark Zuckerberg. But denunciations from a powerful combination of a parliamentary committee in the UK and self-appointed watchdogs of the new media like the Guardian almost managed it. – Jonathan Cook