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“Your profit – Our trauma” – a slogan that sums up the violent effects of gentrification through “Creative City” strategies – featured right at the start of a great conference in Glasgow on February 10-11.
Glasgow University professor Heather MacLean […]
Day 1 after the inauguration and already massive demonstrations across the globe.
Here are some photos by Peter Arkell of the demonstration in London, where up to 100,000 people took part:
By Tim Hart
The Oxfam report, published on Monday and which was presented to the World Economic Forum at Davos this week, claims that eight individuals own as much wealth as half of the world’s population. It is untenable to […]
Forcing fracking on communities, the government shows it functions as the strong arm of the fossil fuel industry.
Thousands gathered in Manchester to protest against the government’s plans to impose the fracking industry […]
Most eyes have been on the Trump victory – but while we speculate about what it means, authoritarian rule is quietly being established just across the channel.
A day before the Halloween […]
In 1989 US philosopher Francis Fukuyama announced that political history would end by showing, as the Cold War finished, that constitutional, representative democracy and capitalism like America’s would prove the only viable system for the modern age.
This week […]
The Tory government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow Airport underlines how the political and corporate worlds have become entirely estranged from the real world. This is an outcome of the fundamental alienation […]
Review by Giuseppe Marasco
Parallels to present-day Britain must echo in the heart like the hammer hitting the anvil in this production of George Orwell`s 1984. There are, along the […]
‘Global disintegration’ threatens world economy – and that’s the architect of deregulation speaking!
The vertiginous, downward spiral of the global capitalist economy is at last forcing itself into the consciousness of even its most loyal supporters and advocates.
Not the least affected among them is Professor Lawrence Summers.
You won’t find […]
From being declared one of the 100 most endangered sites in the world in 2005, the historic non-Catholic cemetery in Rome has been restored thanks to a tiny but dedicated group of specialists supported by a network of friends.