The Refugee Crisis and the New Holocaust
- Kieran Robert Kelly
The world has suddenly realised that there is a “refugee crisis”. There are more refugees now than at any time since World War II. The number has grown three-fold since the end of 2001. The problem is treated as if it arose just recently, ...
Militarism: the Environmental Cost
- Stop The Arms Fair
“Warfare in the modern era...results in environmental destruction of such a degree that it has been described as ecological holocaust.”
Let’s look at the different aspects-
The U.S. military is responsible for half ...
Make bombs, not refugees
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! Well, the Russians are always coming. The Russians never stopped coming since those heady Cold War days. The Russians are "invading" Ukraine. Every day. For over a year now. Now the Russians ...
Why the climate movement needs to move beyond the ‘big tent’
- Cam Fenton
Earlier this summer I helped to organize the March for Jobs, Justice & the Climate — an action that brought more than 10,000 people to the streets of Toronto in one of the largest and most diverse climate mobilizations in Canadian history. ...
The Girls and the Grasses
- Lierre Keith
Captured in a test tube, blood may look like a static liquid, but it’s alive, as animate and intelligent as the rest of you. It also makes up a great deal of you: of your 50 trillion cells, one-quarter are red blood cells. Two million are born ...
- Gary Flomenhoft
The US empire has murdered some 40 million people since World War II (according to John Stockwell), has suppressed popular social change in dozens of countries, has overthrown and assassinated their leaders and has organized and trained right-wing ...
Germany Sees First Contraceptives Lawsuit against BAYER
- CBG Coordination gegen BAYER-Gefahren/Coalition against BAYER-Dangers
Increased Thrombosis Risk through Contraceptive Pills / Coalition demands ban of Yaz, Yasminelle and Yasmin
On November 5 the regional court in Waldshut (Germany) will open civil proceedings against the pharmaceutical company BAYER because of the ...
The Refugee Crisis Isn’t a ‘European Problem’
- Michael Ignatieff
THOSE of us outside Europe are watching the unbelievable images of the Keleti train station in Budapest, the corpse of a toddler washed up on a Turkish beach, the desperate Syrian families chancing their lives on the night trip to the Greek islands ...
Regime Change Refugees: On the Shores of Europe
- Vijay Prashad
Terrible pictures arrive onto social media of refugees from Syria and elsewhere, washed up on the shores of Europe. One in particular is particularly ghastly – the body of young Aylan Kurdi. He was only three. He was from the Syrian town of ...
Who is responsible for the refugee crisis in Europe?
- Bill Van Auken
The gut-wrenching images of a three-year-old Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach, lying face-down in the sand, his lifeless body then cradled by a rescue worker, have brought home to people all over the world the desperate crisis that is unfolding ...