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Call for an Ecosocialist Conference, April 20, NYC

CALL FOR AN ECOSOCIALIST CONFERENCE SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH, 2013, NEW YORK CITY The extreme weather of 2012 and recent news that climate change is worse than previously thought have made it a front-page issue again. The Obama campaign’s silence on the issue and worldwide government paralysis have added to activists’ frustration and fueled participation in … Continue reading

Venezuelan Indigenous Yukpa Leader Sabino Romero Assassinated

Venezuelan Indigenous Yukpa Leader Sabino Romero Assassinated Mar 4th 2013, by Ewan Robertson/ Venezuelanalysis, Aporrea, VTV. Yukpa Chief Sabino Romero, an indigenous and land rights activist, was assassinated on Sunday night (Photo by aporrea.org) Mérida, 4th March 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Indigenous Yupka chief and land rights activist Sabino Romero has been assassinated in an act … Continue reading

Quinoa: To Buy or Not to Buy… Is This the Right Question?

Quinoa: To Buy or Not to Buy… Is This the Right Question? by Tanya Kerssen We’ve been hearing a lot about quinoa lately. While US consumers prize it as a delicious ‘super-food,’ there is growing anxiety about the impact of the quinoa boom in the Andes, and particularly Bolivia, the world’s top producing country. The … Continue reading

Plutocrats: An informative and frustrating book

Chrystia Freeland Plutocrats: The rise of the new global super rich and the fall of everyone else (Doubleday Canada and Penguin Press US, 2012) reviewed by Peter Hogarth Plutocrats shows a clear influence from the Occupy movement and laments the rise of such intense income inequality around the world between the 1% and the 99%. … Continue reading

Ten commandments against capitalism, for life and humanity

Evo Morales: Ten commandments against capitalism, for life and humanity “Our vision of the Communitarian Socialism of Living Well is based on rights and not on the market. It is based on the full realization of human happiness of peoples and populations, through the full complementarity of the rights of peoples, persons, states and Mother … Continue reading

TOWARDS RIO+20. ANALYSIS AND PERSPECTIVES OF PROPOSALS OF BOLIVIA, ALBA AND G77+CHINA[1]

TOWARDS RIO+20. ANALYSIS AND PERSPECTIVES OF PROPOSALS OF BOLIVIA, ALBA AND G77+CHINA[1] René Orelllana Halkyer[2] In order to provide information about the process of discussion and negotiation in the context of the Conference on Sustainable Development of the United Nations Rio+20, I would like to invite the readers to analyze this document. This document is … Continue reading

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