Monthly Archives: November 2017

CAPITALISM IS KILLING OUR WORLD

This article was first published in The Anvil, Vol 6 No 2, Sep-Oct 2017. The single biggest environmental challenge now facing humanity is climate change, but the capitalist system is proving unequal to the task. To be safe, global mean … Continue reading

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WAR IN SYRIA

This article was first published in The Anvil, Vol 6 No 2, Sep-Oct 2017. In Syria, a many-sided war is occurring with no end in sight. A popular uprising started against Bashar al-Assad’s Ba’athist regime in 2011, but Assad saw … Continue reading

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HAIL THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION!

One hundred years ago today, a workers’ revolution triumphed in Russia, with consequences that would echo for generations. It was 7 November 1917, which Russia then called 25 October because the Czar was so reactionary he opposed switching from the … Continue reading

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