The United Nations' World Meteorological Organization confirms reports that 2016 was the hottest year on record and predicts more bad news for 2017.
The 5,544-page text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership confirms that the agreement would be another step in the global capitalists' march to enslave us. Open, sustained revolt is our only option.
A new Harvard study reveals excessive levels of toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other ailments.
The massive release of documents is a wonderful thing, but do not expect a genuine exposé of capitalism. The dirty secrets of some corporations will remain unpublished.
A new study indicates that global water shortages are much more severe than previously thought, finding that 4 billion people suffer water scarcity during at least one month during the year, while half a billion experience it throughout the year.
Alfred de Zayas, the United Nation's independent expert on the promotion of democratic and equitable international order, said the Trans-Pacific Partnership "is fundamentally flawed and should not be signed or ratified unless provision is made to guarantee the regulatory space of [s]tates."
While some small European countries are donating more than their fair share to aid Syrians, the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Russia are still far behind.
A new report by the World Economic Forum says 8 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean every year-- the equivalent of one garbage truckload of waste every minute. The report projects that by 2050, the weight of plastic in the seas will exceed that of the fish.
British charity Oxfam calls for a crackdown on tax havens after its report finds the world's wealthiest hiding $7.6 trillion from taxes.
You probably noticed that 2015 was pretty weird. But hey, it's a brand new year -- a fresh start, a blank slate, an unwritten script. In 2016, what could possibly go wrong?