environment

Strike in Ilva plants all over Italy

Taranto workers keep striking, after judicial order stops production in the ILVA steelworks for environmental damages. As workers are asked to choose between keeping their job and protecting their health, tensions rise among the various unions involved in the struggle.

Court orders closure of ILVA steelworks for environmental damage

Environmental issues and labour rights are at odds in the court-ordered closure of ILVA steelworks, in Taranto. Workers paralyze the city in an all-out strike in Taranto. Genoese ILVA workers also joined their strike.

Greening Mafia: The Hands Over Wind Power

On July 13, 2012, windpower plant in Isola Capo Rizzuto (near Crotone, in Calabria) is forcedly closed due to criminal infiltration.

Huge protests force Chinese government retreat over pollution

Adam Ford discusses the mass protests which forced a defeat on the Chinese state.

Sins of Maddalena

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Sometime words aren’t enough, that’s why we translated this short documentary. We regard it as a good glance into the Notav struggle. It shows who they are, where they live, the aims and reasons of their opposition.

An Anarchist Solution to Global Warming

Peter Gelderloos proposes an anarchist solution to global warming,

Belo Monte dam protest

The latest protest against the Amazonian Belo Monte Dam project took place in Washington last Monday (9th of April). This demonstration against the Brazilian government's anti-social and anti-environmental policies took place on the same day that Brazil's president and former revolutionary guerilla Dilma Roussef met Barack Obama. Despite international and indigenous outcry, construction of the world's third largest damn is already under way. With five thousand men at work, nothing seems to stop the government's determination to build this dam.

The human species and the Earth's crust - Amadeo Bordiga

Sao Paulo

One of Bordiga's "ecological" texts in which he claims that cities are inherently unsustainable and imagines that communism will abolish them.

This text was only translated into English in April 2012 and was published on People and Nature:
http://peopleandnature.wordpress.com/