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With over 400,000 acres burned since July, California is already having a record-breaking fire season. The Mendocino Complex Fire is the largest recorded fire in state history and is still expected to grow until September....

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Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada), Vancouver Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, capitulated to oil pipe company Kinder Morgan’s blackmail. Texas-based Kinder Morgan wanted to expand a pipeline by an extra 1,000km, from Alberta’s oil...

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The below article was written by Socialist Alternative’s sister organization in Canada. The battle over the Kinder Morgan Pipeline comes just months after a major spill on the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota which...

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Hace más de tres meses los huracanes Irma y María devastaron la isla de Puerto Rico. A esto siguió un impactante desprecio respecto a la difícil situación que padecían los puertorriqueños por parte de los...

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Aprille Scully, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Plastic – a durable and inexpensive material – is an invention that has been a boost for humanity, used in everything from medical equipment to clothes. Under capitalism,...

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No to profiteering! Rose Lichtenstein, Cape Town WASP (CWI in South Africa) Cape Town is facing its worst drought in almost 100 years. Rainfall was at a 100 year low two years in a row,...

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El pasado verano el Caribe y la región del Golfo fueron devastados por un número récord de huracanes, arrasando con las infraestructuras y destrozando la vida de miles de personas. Los incendios se han extendido...

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This summer the Gulf region and the Carribbean were pummeled by a record-breaking series of hurricanes knocking out infrastructure and devastating the lives of thousands. Wildfires have ripped through the western United States, incinerating homes...

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Wildfires in Northern California, first reported October 8, have raced through communities, up valleys, and over freeways, catching many residents completely off guard and killing 36 people. At present, 21 separate fires are spreading over...

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“Climate Change hits poor people first,” states Crystal Dávila, “that’s why it’s not talked about in an urgent manner.” The house of the 24 year-old high school teacher was flooded by Hurricane Harvey herself. Six...

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