Environment and Technology
- Thursday, 02 May 2013
- Written by Niklas Albin Svensson
The cat-and-mouse game between piracy supporters on the one hand and state authorities and major multinational companies on the other is heating up. Over the past few years there has been a marked increase in the persecution of websites and individuals involved in piracy. Democratic rights are being thrown overboard and the full force of the state applied in the media industry’s ruthless pursuit of profits.
- Friday, 14 December 2012
- Written by Rob Constable
Pharmaceutical companies bend or withhold scientific data and lie about their drugs, in ways which endanger, harm or kill sick people, to make a profit. That is the shocking reality laid bare in Ben Goldacre’s new book, ‘Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients’. This is a prime example of the way the profit motive rewarded by Capitalism stands in front of human progress.
- Thursday, 13 December 2012
- Written by Frederik Ohsten (Denmark)
Climate change, melting icecaps and new opportunities for access to valuable resources have reawakened a struggle for power in the Arctic. The Great powers are jockeying for control of the region. The imperialist plundering of the resources, accompanied by a huge waste of money on military spending, will not bring prosperity to the peoples of the Arctic.
- Friday, 07 September 2012
- Written by Ben Gliniecki
- Monday, 14 May 2012
- Written by Chris Burrows
- Thursday, 14 October 2010
- Written by Marxist.com
- Wednesday, 21 July 2010
- Written by Our Oil Industry reporter