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Free After 993 Days: Steven Donziger on Leaving House Arrest & His Fight with Chevron

Apr 26 2022 We speak with human rights and environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who was released Monday from nearly 1,000 days of house arrest as part of a years-long legal ordeal that began after he successfully sued Chevron on behalf … Continue reading

Climate and Development | Taylor & Francis Online

Aims and scope Climate and Development pulishes research on the human dimensions of climate and development. Climate and Development is published in cooperation with Stockholm Environment Institute. The journal aims to make analysis of climate and development issues more accessible … Continue reading

Prices Soar as Corporate Profiteers & Speculators Drive Inflation; It Hurts the Developing World

Apr 13 2022 The U.S. Labor Department said Tuesday inflation in the United States rose to 8.5% in March — the highest in four decades. Meanwhile, Oxfam is warning over 260 million people around the world could be pushed into … Continue reading

“Pandemic, Inc.”: J. David McSwane on Chasing Capitalists & Thieves Who Got Rich While We Got Sick

Apr 12 2022 In “Pandemic, Inc.: Chasing the Capitalists and Thieves Who Got Rich While We Got Sick,” ProPublica investigative reporter J. David McSwane tracks pandemic federal relief funds and finds many contracts to acquire critical supplies were wrapped up … Continue reading

Where are we headed on this “blue planet?” Can we change our collective behavior in time to survive? | EV & N # 424 | CCTV YouTube Version On the only “blue planet” in the known universe, humans are not using water in a sustainable manner. Privately held corporations and powerful governments across the world are consciously or unwittingly working so as to extend … Continue reading

Common Ground | James Clifford with Thyrza Nichols Goodeve & Hearne Pardee

The Brooklyn Rail – Jan 21, 2022 Historian and cultural theorist James Clifford joins Rail Editor-at-Large Thyrza Nichols Goodeve and Rail contributor Hearne Pardee for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading from Noa Mendoza. Historian and cultural theorist … Continue reading

2008 & 2020: The Combination That Changed Capitalism Forever Yanis Varoufakis

New Economic Thinking – Jul 2, 2020 As protests erupt on the streets of America and the world, current power structures no longer feel tenable. Can this popular uprising break the neoliberal grip on the state and create lasting structural … Continue reading

“Davos Man”: How Billionaires Devour the World & Fuel Global Inequality, Prolonging the Pandemic

Democracy Now! – Jan 21, 2022 As many of the world’s wealthiest people wrap up virtual talks today at the World Economic Forum based in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam reports the incomes of 99% of the world’s population dropped during the … Continue reading

A Trip Down the Niger River | Worlds Revealed: Geography & Maps at The Library Of Congress

A Trip Down the Niger River November 3, 2021 by Julie Stoner This is a guest post by M. Amelia Raines, Reference Librarian in the Geography and Map Division. In 1887, a French lieutenant named Edmond Caron sailed a gunboat … Continue reading

No One Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe: Oxfam on Vaccine Equity & Taking On Moderna

23 Dec 2021 Oxfam America has accused Moderna of misleading its investors about an ongoing dispute over whether it needs to share vaccine patent rights with the U.S. government. Oxfam filed a shareholders complaint against Moderna with the Securities and … Continue reading