Category Archives: Our global world

Colombia: Deadly attacks on activists continues

Will Iván Duque Protect Environmental Defenders? November 18, 2021 | Blanca Lucía Echeverry and Andrew Miller | The New York TimesPhoto Credit: Kinorama CopyLeft At the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, President Iván Duque of Colombia carried out a charm offensive … Les meir

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What will happen in world capitalism 2022?

Forecast for 2022 At the beginning of each year, I make an attempt to forecast what will happen in the world economy for the year ahead.  The point of making any forecast at all is often ridiculed.  After all, surely … Les meir

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Just some updates on greed by capitalists in 2021!

Care home company ships profits to Cayman Islands Profits head offshore The Troublemaker – Tue 14 Dec 2021 The private equity owner of HC-One, Britain’s largest care home provider, siphoned £5 million in tax‑free profits to the Cayman Islands while claiming extra ­government support … Les meir

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Solidarity Manifesto for the World!

To: Policy Makers COVID-19 Global Solidarity Manifesto Petition Text The COVID-19 crisis has revealed the urgency of changing global structures of inequity and violence. We, people around the world, will seize this historical moment. We are building solidarity at every level: … Les meir

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Fuck Facebook’s Cencorship!

Facebook Stop Censoring Kurds! Recently, Facebook has censored hundreds of people for sharing a picture of a work of art promoting Kurdish women freedom fighters with a quote by Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan saying «Society can never be free without … Les meir

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Significant fall in profitability continues in US-capitalism

The US rate of profit in 2020 Once again, it is time to look at what is happening to the rate of profit on capital in the US.  I do this every year and the official US data are now available … Les meir

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What can «we» do to stop capitalism’s rampage?

Extinction Rebellion disrupts Lord Mayor’s parade in London as Cop26 fails by Sophie Squire – socialistworker.co.uk Sat 13 Nov 2021 Protests blocked the parade route (Pic: XR media) Extinction Rebellion (XR) disrupted the Lord Mayor’s show in the City of London … Les meir

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Report by the International Energy Agency – CO2 emissions increases substantially!

Global Energy Review 2021 CO2 emissions Global CO2 emissions declined by 5.8% in 2020, or almost 2 Gt CO2 – the largest ever decline and almost five times greater than the 2009 decline that followed the global financial crisis. CO2 … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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Book: Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War – By Samuel Moyn

‘The Question Not Being Discussed Is Whether the War Is Just or Necessary’ In a new book, a Yale historian argues that Washington is setting a dangerous international precedent for permanent war. By Michael Hirsh, a senior correspondent at Foreign Policy. SEPTEMBER … Les meir

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