Nature’s Revenge of Plunder

By Jacklyn CockWe are living at a time of environmental crisis. This crisis means that we face serious threats to the natural resource base on which all economic activities depend. These threats are not ‘natural’ and inevitable. They are social in their causes and...

Ten Key Questions on Climate Change

Climate change is a political and scientific conundrum. From the denialism of the George Bush era to the neo-liberal imperatives of carbon trading, the subject is confusing, and an activist agenda is sometimes a navigational minefield. David Fig helps Amandla! to...

Torture and Historical Memory | by Robert Pallitto

North Americans seem to believe that torture has no history here. It happened in medieval Europe, at the command of dictators in far-off places, or as part of leftist insurgencies. For the United States, torture is anathema to our way of life, violative of our...