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Fire in the Belly: Mike Davis (1946-2022)

Ciarán O'Rourke remembers the work of Mike Davis (1946-2022)

from the blog of Verso Books

… we must start thinking like Noah. Since most of history’s giant trees have already been cut down, a new Ark will have to be constructed out of the materials that a desperate humanity finds at hand in insurgent communities, pirate technologies, bootlegged media, rebel science, and forgotten utopias.


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Headlines October 25, 2022 from Democracy Now!

German President Visits Kyiv Amid Calls to Further Arm Ukraine

Oct 25, 2022

Meanwhile Germany’s president has arrived in Kyiv, on his first visit to Ukraine since Russia invaded in February. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s trip comes two days after Germany’s ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs called for a dramatic boost in German and EU aid to Ukraine’s military.

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Must End

Just Stop Oil on 20th day of action in London

“Our government is criminally incompetent and morally bankrupt. They are actively seeking to accelerate fossil fuel production, which will kill millons of people, while failing to address the worst cost of living crisis this country has ever seen."


Although British Petroleum has been a privately owned corporation since 1979, when Margaret Thatcher reduced the government's stake to 46%, it still enjoys generous subsidies.

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