Workers and Youth Need Fare-Free Transit Now! (9/24/2022) - by Katt McCann In June of this year, gas prices went up to an average of nearly five dollars a gallon for residents of major cities nationwide, causing many workers to abandon their cars and look towards their local public transit. However, the crumbling public transit infrastructure in the United States means there is littleContinue reading "Workers and Youth Need Fare-Free Transit Now!"
Climate Disaster & Capitalism (1/24/2022) - by Milena Germon & Nikayla Sims This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! As people worldwide struggle with ecological and climate disasters, it is clear climate change is notContinue reading "Climate Disaster & Capitalism"
Climate Change Crisis Needs a Socialist Solution (9/15/2021) - No longer a vague threat on the horizon, people worldwide are beginning to suffer through ecological and climate disasters. All of these disasters are, for lack of a better phrase, only the tip of the iceberg. In all of these instances, it is working people who are hit the hardest, and who suffer the most from climate disasters.
Texas Ice Storm Hits Working Class Hardest (2/25/2021) - By Jacob Aguillard A recent ice storm and freezing temperatures have created extremely difficult and deadly conditions for millions of Texans. Record low temperatures caused over 4 million Texans to lose power and exposed again just how capitalism fails and exploits the working class. In Texas, a state where “about 56 percent of Texas’ energyContinue reading "Texas Ice Storm Hits Working Class Hardest"
Hurricane Laura’s Aftermath: Disaster Capitalism in Action (11/2/2020) - by Jacob Aguillard and J. N. B. For millions of Americans, 2020 has felt like a series of unrelenting disasters as life has been changed, disrupted, and destroyed since the early spring. The COVID-19 pandemic, destructive wildfires in the western U.S., and potential for a harsh winter this year are all symptoms of the comingContinue reading "Hurricane Laura’s Aftermath: Disaster Capitalism in Action"
Is there still time to stop catastrophic climate change? A socialist response (2/18/2020) - A widely-reviewed recent book by David Wallace-Wells, ‘The Uninhabitable Earth – A story of the future, presents a grim picture of the future consequences of continuing global warming. But the real story of the future is that socialist change can stop catastrophic climate change.
Socialist change not climate change! (9/19/2019) - This article was originally written for socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. Even an entire society, a nation or all simultaneously existing societies taken together are not owners of the earth, they are simply its possessors, its beneficiaries, and have to bequeath it in an improved state to succeeding generations, asContinue reading "Socialist change not climate change!"