2018 … 2019 … and beyond

No, a good year it wasn’t. 2018 was a year of gathering thunder clouds. On all levels: economic, ecological, political and social. It became painfully clear that climate change is not just a problem for our grandchildren. Climate disasters were on the rise, including in the US where in the midst of forest fires and … Continue reading “2018 … 2019 … and beyond”

NOUVEAU/NEW

Nous saluons le mouvement tres important des “gilets jaunes” en France. Nous y reviendrons bientot. Pour maintenant, nou republions, sur notre page “en francais”, une analyse du site “Grand Large”, qui est animé par des camerades qui ont quittés PI, malheureusement sans nous expliquer pourquoi. We salute the very important movement of the “yellow vests” … Continue reading “NOUVEAU/NEW”

Elections…

RED WAVE, BLUE WAVE: EITHER WAY, THE WORKING CLASS IS GOING TO GET SOAKED!

A DEBATE ON MIGRATION

Among the clearest signs of capitalism’s obsoleteness, at least from the standpoint of humanity, is the  growing dislocation of people caused by its crisis, by the poverty, the wars and the hopelessness it creates.  The story is horrific from beginning to end.  Horrific circumstances at home prompt ever more people to flee. Horrific travel circumstances … Continue reading “A DEBATE ON MIGRATION”

The New Nazism and its Opponents

    Charlottesville was not the first time in recent memory the Nazis, the Klan and other “white nationalist” organizations have marched in the streets brazenly proclaiming their vile creed of white supremacy, anti-Semitism and race hatred. Yet, the events in Charlottesville seemed to mark a qualitative difference: A torch light rally accompanied by openly … Continue reading “The New Nazism and its Opponents”

Capitalism and ‘natural’ disaster

The 1st of the month and rent is due! Mortgage is due!! Oh, you say you can’t pay?? What?? Can’t pay?? Haven’t been to work? Flooding? You say, Apartment is wet/stinky/moldy! No electricity!! Natural disaster, you say! Sorry!! Money is due! Today is the FIRST!   CH

“BE VERY VERY NERVOUS”

There isn’t a danger that any time soon a war could start between the US and North-Korea (except accidently, a possibility which can’t be entirely excluded).  But the very fact that leaders of these countries openly threaten to use nuclear weapons, to engage in total warfare and cause the destruction of an entire people is … Continue reading ““BE VERY VERY NERVOUS””