Addressing Overpopulation as an Environmental Issue (Finally)

Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth 2011, Directed and produced by Dave Gardner http://www.growthbusters.org/ Film Review Growthbusters is the inspiring story of Dave Gardner’s efforts to challenge conservative Colorado Springs’ failed growth promotion policies. The film begins by focusing on the insanity of local councils cutting essential public services to “jump start” growth. However it also takes […]

RIOTS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND NEW AGENCIES OF CHANGE

By Saul Landau An angry demonstration virus spreads to country after country in response to negligent and callous political leaders who have ignored the basic needs of their citizens. Instead, they have bowed or eagerly catered to demands of multinational corporations and banks, thus deepening the already profound world’s income gap. In 2011, billions face […]

CENSORED IN 1980: SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE GLOBAL SUPERMARKET

CENSORED IN 1980: SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE GLOBAL SUPERMARKET While modern technology has increased worldwide food production and raised per capita income, millions of landless peasants in Third World countries face starvation and malnutrition. Prime agricultural lands in Third World countries have increasingly been converted to the production of cash export crops by vast transnational […]