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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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UPDATE: After this article was posted, the campaign described below received this local news coverage: http://abc13.com/seniors-fight-to-stay-in-their-homes-despite-damage/2523932/ https://www.click2houston.com/news/judge-agrees-to-hear-case-after-senior-living-center-tried-to-force-residents-out-following-Harvey https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2017/10/12/242175/hearing-on-evictions-of-senior-citizens-from-2100-memorial-drive-is-postponed/ http://www.khou.com/news/local/neighborhood/seniors-sue-to-stay-in-affordable-housing-following-harvey/482881694   Hurricane Harvey was a historic tragedy for the Gulf Coast, destroying thousands of homes and...

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Hurricane Harvey is a historic tragedy affecting millions of people. Socialist Alternative wishes to express our deepest solidarity to all those who have lost loved ones or homes, and will face hardship for weeks to...

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Earth Day 2017 saw the biggest coordinated demonstrations of scientists across the world. Angered by the Trump administration’s war on science, over one million marched in over 600 cities, reaching places as remote as the...

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In exchange for $3 billion from the state government, electronics giant Foxconn will build a massive factory in Wisconsin. What’s good for big business is good for the rest of us. Right? Given who’s promoting...

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When Trump announced Thursday that he was planning to take the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, almost no one was surprised. Still, there was hope among many that pressure from business – including...

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BP Blowout: inside the Gulf oil disaster By Daniel Jacobs Brookings Institution Press, 2016, £18.95 Reviewed by Becci Heagney “BP put profits before people, profits before safety, profits before the environment”. Those are the words...

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On April 22, Earth Day, the March for Science brought out hundreds of thousands of people, taking place in more than 600 cities in the US and around the world. For many who participated, these demonstrations...

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How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world’s total population suffering malnutrition. Even in the economically advanced capitalist countries growing numbers...

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