Capitalism versus the climate

By BARRY WEISLEDER  The following presentation was given by Socialist Action (Canada) National Federal Secretary Barry Weisleder at the SA educational conference at the University of Toronto, May 22-23. “This Changes Everything” is the theme of this conference. But what exactly does it mean? Firstly, there are the obvious signs of dramatic environmental change. Sea…

The Promise of Beijing

By BILL ONASCH It was a startling sidebar to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing. The heads of state of two economic and military titans, who between them are responsible for nearly half of all greenhouse gas emissions warming our planet and altering our climate, announced measures to reduce them. President Obama and…