Access to the most important element of life is increasingly under threat due to a killer combo of rising temperatures and decades of infrastructure neglect.
Billionaire Elon Musk hit the headlines earlier this month with the launch of his company's Falcon Heavy rocket. But this "proof of private sector efficiency" is in fact another demonstration of how parasitic the profit system is.
The United Nations’ annual climate change summit, COP23, is drawing to a close in Bonn, Germany. But, as Joe Russell explains, such summits have been shown to generate little other than a lot of hot air. Decisive, radical action is needed. To combat climate change, revolutionary change is needed.
Today, in numerous areas, from automation to green energy to information technology, we are seeing a validation of Marx's assertion: that society's productive forces at a certain stage come into conflict with the way in which society is organised. These "economic singularities", as Adam Booth discusses, demonstrate clearly that the system has broken.