Imperial Recipes for a Burnt Planet by Chris Williams

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Climate change

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by Chris Williams
April 2, 2013

Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis, explains the critical connection between imperialism and ecological destruction.

AT THE turn of the 19th century, industrialist and weapons manufacturer par excellence Alfred Nobel, the guilt-ridden inventor of dynamite, established the Peace Prize that carries his name, proposing that it go “to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between the nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies, and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.”

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Corporate India–Violence in the Name of Development by Graham Peebles

by Graham Peebles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 4, 2013

Jharkhand's Resourse Curse.

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Consistent with the unjust, decaying economic model of our deficit times, the commodification of everything and everyone proceeds apace in India. The commercialisation of the land is shattering the lives of millions of India’s poorest, hungriest most malnourished people, who are being murdered and raped, violently displaced and falsely arrested as huge multi-nationals, financially favoured and militarily armed by the Indian government, ravage the land.

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Glen Ford: U.S. Imperialism Hopping on Just One Leg

"anche il 9 aprile" "per un piano alternativo di rifiuti.... SMASH IMPERIALISM!"

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strugglevideomedia -Apr 6, 2013

Glen Ford of Black Agenda Reports speaks at Trinity College (Hartford) March 2013.

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Amer Nassar (17) and Naji Abdul-Karim Balbeisi (18) Shot Dead By Israeli Defence Force Troops by Felicity Arbuthnot + Israel Violates Cease-fire in Gaza

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Writer, Dandelion Salad
London, England
April 4, 2013

Gaza rally protests prison death of Palestinian detainee Maysara Abuhamdia

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“We have an appointment with death,
We have become familiar with our shores of despair …” — Samih al-Qasim, b. 1939

On Wednesday late evening (3rd April) and overnight, two unarmed teenagers, cousins Amer Nassar (17) and Naji Abdul-Karim Balbeisi (18) were shot dead by Israeli Defence Force troops.

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