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The English Revolution: the world turned upside down – part 11on 3. Luglio 2020 at 10:08
By leaving London, King Charles had set in motion a chain of events that would lead inevitably to civil war...
“Espérance”: capitalism plunders French Guianaon 3. Luglio 2020 at 9:52
On 25 April 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus lockdown, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GMC) met to debate a project involving an industrial-size, open-pit gold mine in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. The name of the project is Espérance, French for “hope” – hope for whom, one might ask? Despite opposition from environmentalist organisations and local Indigenous peoples, the project was approved.
Stalin biography now available as ebook!on 3. Luglio 2020 at 8:56
Wellred Books is pleased to announce the publication of the ebook version of Leon Trotsky's unfinished masterpiece: his biography of Stalin. Order your copy here!
The death of Hong Kong’s mass movementon 2. Luglio 2020 at 15:33
This week, the Chinese government dramatically curtailed the democratic rights of Hong Kongers by imposing onto the territory a new ‘National Security Law’. One way or another, the regime is desperate to end the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ principle, and gain the same control over Hong Kong and its population that Beijing exercises over the country as a whole.
Russia: Siberian oil spill and capitalism’s climate catastropheson 2. Luglio 2020 at 14:24
Rinat Akhmetchin, the Mayor of Norilsk, an industrial city in Russia, has been charged with negligence following a catastrophic oil spill from a local power plant. The spill has been ongoing since 29 May, with over 20,000 tonnes of diesel seeping into the surrounding soil and waterways. On 4 June, the Kremlin issued a state of emergency in Norilsk. The city is situated in Siberia, inside the Arctic Circle, where the local ecology is already severely disturbed due to some extremely worrying symptoms of climate change: a product of the irrational, rotten capitalist system, which is placing the planet in peril.