Peace and Climate

Fukushima: A Lasting Tragedy

Tens of years on, the United States, the largest owner of nuclear power plants, still promotes nuclear power as “safe and clean energy.” by H. Patricia Hynes  Then In 2011 the Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuing tsunami devastated northeast Japan, taking the lives of […]

Stop Line 3 protest, Jamaica Plain, Aug 25, 2021
Peace and Climate

Jamaica Plain Rally to Stop Line 3

Article and photos by Howie Rotman Wednesday evening, August 25, 2021 hundreds of supporters in solidarity with the First Nation Indigenous-Led movement against the Enbridge Corporation’s construction of the Line 3 tar sands crude oil pipeline held a rally and vigil at the Jamaica Pond […]

Malala Maiwand, one of 10 Afghan journalists killed in 2020. In addition to working as a TV and radio presenter, Maiwand was also an activist who advocated for the rights of Afghan women and children. AP photo
Middle East Wars

Afghanistan’s Tragedy

by Valentine Moghadam Originally published in Against the Current This background analysis and personal account by Professor Valentine Moghadam was written on May 27, 2021, before the precipitous August offensive and conquest of Afghanistan by the Taliban.  AFGHANISTAN HAS BEEN in a state of chaos […]

The protectors of our industries
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Capitalist Crisis, Radical Opportunity

by Valentine Moghadam Contribution to the Great Transition Initiative’s Forum: Can Human Solidarity Globalize? Richard Falk’s eloquent essay asks us to make the leap from “the politics of the possible” to “a politics of impossibility” by imagining and crafting a “moral epistemology to achieve responsible anthropocentrism” […]