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The Politics of Terrorism

Over the last few weeks, as the situation in Syria and Iraq has deteriorated, we've seen politicians in the West become more bellicose about the "threat" of terrorism to our way of life.

Energy Crunch: [redacted]

The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was released with most crucial information simply removed.

The Transition Movement: Questions of Diversity, Power, and Affluence - Part 2

This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?

Why Transition is all about politics

Although Transition isn’t party political, it’s a global social movement that seeks to create massive social and economic change.

Transition: time to emerge from under the radar?

..."Is Transtion political?"...Transition is absolutely political.

Is Transition political?

Criticising Transition for being explicitly apolitical, and for not engaging in the political system in the conventional way feels, to me, like criticising a spoon for not being very good at cutting bread.

Peak Oil Review - Apr 28

A weekly update including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

My Environmentalism will be Intersectional or it will be bullshit

The environmental movement will never save the planet unless it actively focusses its ire clearly on those who are most to blame for the crisis - the powerful.

Climate, politics & money - headlines

•Climate Risks as Conclusive as Link between Smoking and Lung Cancer •The New 400ppm World: CO2 Measurements at Mauna Loa Continue to Climb •Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy …

Crowd Control: Political revolt and the accumulation of more

For the last several years, the word “revolution” has been hanging around backstage on the national television talk-show circuit waiting for somebody, anybody...to cue its appearance on camera.

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