The Human Face of Climate Change: Toxic Air Poisons Our Children

Toxic fumes threaten our children. We have to take on the pollution lobby The growth in emissions is creating a ‘diesel generation’ of unhealthy youngsters. And some of the world’s most powerful industries are behind it @GeorgeMonbiot Wed 9 Jan 2019 01.00 ESTLast modified on Wed 9 Jan 2019 05.07 EST ‘An entire generation – 18 years of… Read More The Human Face of Climate Change: Toxic Air Poisons Our Children

Prison Camp for 2300 Migrant Kids in Tornillo TX

https://www.democracynow.org/embed/story/2019/1/4/meet_the_activists_lawmakers_fighting_to Democracy Now Reports: As the government shutdown heads into its 14th day and Trump doubles down on his demands for a border wall, we turn to look at the ongoing crisis unfolding at the U.S. border and the protesters on the ground fighting back. In West Texas, immigrant rights activists are staging daily actions… Read More Prison Camp for 2300 Migrant Kids in Tornillo TX

Dark Globalization: Putin and the Politics of Spectacle

DARK GLOBALISATION: THE POLITICS OF SPECTACLE Krisztian Simon, Timothy Snyder, originally published in Green European Journal EU The politics of spectacle aims to distract from corruption, wealth inequality, and human rights violations in Putin’s Russia as in Europe and the United States. Timothy Snyder, professor of history at Yale University, explains how political developments in… Read More Dark Globalization: Putin and the Politics of Spectacle