Monthly Archives: March 2014

Fracking our way to disaster


Recent reports from the US have suggested that water contamination from the new energy technique known as ‘fracking’ might be more common than previously thought. There were complaints of contamination in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Texas, and Ohio. Texas, the state … Continue reading

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Fighting for the Union in Tennessee


A few weeks back, a Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Tennessee had a vote on whether to affiliate with a union. A fairly standard procedure, which happens in industrial workplaces across the world on a regular basis, right? The vote narrowly … Continue reading

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Are the poor the real criminals?


One of the most pernicious aspects of modern capitalist society, and one which we are increasingly seeing today, is the criminalization of poor people. It’s always been this way, to some extent, since the industrial revolution. In the dialectical battle … Continue reading

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