Tag: fossil fuels

Review | The world turned upside down

In Leo Zeilig's recent novel, the global elite are targeted for murder amid a growing social upheaval that sweeps the central character around the world. Andrew Stone reviews this focused and 'righteously angry' book.
Empty seats on a British train carriage

The Great British fob off 

The recent announcement of a new public sector body called 'Great British Railways' to co-ordinate all rail services has been hailed by many as a victory, but these plans in fact set the stage for further increases in fares and job cuts for rail workers. 
Cover of 'Fight the Fire' by Jonathan Neale. Text: 'FIGHT THE FIRE: Green New Deals and Global Climate Jobs.

Review | Fight the Fire

Jonathan Neale's new book calls for a global mass movement to confront the capitalist forces driving climate breakdown, linking analysis with real world action and what must be done to fight climate disaster.

Lighting a spark: How to Blow Up a Pipeline

How to Blow Up a Pipeline gives a balanced assessment of the conditions which make strategic direct action necessary in a warming world.
RCMP officers patrol the Unist'ot'en camp with dogs after a raid. In the background, red dresses hang, symbolising Indigenous women missing and murdered under colonial occupation.

How Facebook tried to censor Indigenous struggle

The social media platform banned over 200 accounts immediately before a day of online action.
Haigh Mining Museum (Whitehaven)

Cumbria: protests build before coal mine decision

ining developers are trying to force a new coal mine on Cumbria. Campaigners are fighting back
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Post-war to post-industrial Scotland

Successive British governments have restructured the Scottish economy in damaging ways. Now we need a radical plan for a de-carbonised and independent Scotland.

Not an atom of truth

It is a dangerous fantasy to think that nuclear energy can be part of a ‘green’ recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic or any form of solution to the climate catastrophe.

Overdue! A just transition for Scotland

As convergent crises confront the North Sea oil and gas industry with its rapid demise, the need for a just transition for Scottish workers is more urgent than ever.

Film review: The Plan that Came from the Bottom Up

Steve Sprung’s retelling of the story of the Lucas Plan provides an inspiring lesson in how workers might build a sustainable future for all, writes Zareen Taj.