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The system of capitalism is in serious crisis. With massive inequality, impending climate catastrophe, and the loss of confidence in political institutions, it is clear that the foundations of the system are beginning to shake....

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Both the Butte County Camp Fire, which killed more than 80 people and last year’s Tubbs fire, which killed 24 people, were likely sparked by Pacific Gas and Electric’s equipment. According to the California Department...

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Initiative 1631 imposes cost of climate change directly on the corporations responsible for carbon-based pollution. Initiative 1631 in Washington State represents a forceful attempt to hold the producers of fossil fuel pollution accountable. On the...

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Unleashing a torrent of destruction in the wettest storm to ever hit the Carolinas, Hurricane Florence engulfed farms, overflowing open pits of hog feces; flooded coal ash ponds, inundating waterways with toxic byproducts; killed dozens,...

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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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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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More than three weeks after back-to-back hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean Islands, leaving a trail of devastation and human suffering, Puerto Rico is still in a state of emergency. As we go...

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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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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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On the evening of May 3, the entire population of the city of Fort McMurray was ordered to leave as the “beast” of an out-of-control wildfire swept towards it. 94,000 people fled their homes in...

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