Two months after Hurricane Maria hit, the island of Puerto Rico remains dark. There are people coming to the island, though: the disaster capitalists.
Fires raging in and around Fort McMurray have polarized some progressives who want to talk about climate change and others who argue that it's much too soon.
Progressive activists need our own "storyline" about economics, and enough critical knowledge to reject the claim "there is no alternative" -- to globalization, austerity, or capitalism itself.
David J. Climenhaga
It looks like Prime Minister Stephen Harper's violently militaristic anti-Russian rhetoric is aimed directly at his own feet. Ain't it a funny old world?
The crisis in Ukraine is being used as a battering ram to knock down sensible restrictions on natural gas exports and push through a controversial free-trade deal with Europe.
Naomi Klein spoke recently in Athens, in her first visit to Europe since the economic crisis hit.
As Eldorado Gold holds its annual shareholders' meeting in Vancouver today, Canadians may ask themselves why the company's plans to mine gold in northern Greece are meeting such strong resistance.
We know how the shock doctors are readying to exploit the climate crisis. But here is the real question: Could Sandy be the beginning of a People's Shock?
The entire world seems to be one huge advertisement for The Shock Doctrine.
Ten years after the trauma of 9/11, the richest 1 per cent of Americans earn as much as the bottom 60 per cent and have as much wealth as the bottom 90 per cent. But you ain't seen nothing yet.