Our addiction to the car is collective insanity

Originally posted on Freelance Lefty:
Like many other aspects of society under capitalism, the automobile appears to be a standard part of life; something that has been and always will be with us. Learning how to drive and acquiring a car are viewed as obligatory stages of our lives, through which we all must progress…

Whatever happened to 1968? Or, in the ‘Age of Climate Change’ where is the student protest?

On Sunday 2nd March around 400 student protesters were arrested after strapping themselves to the White House fence in protest against TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that, if passed by Barack Obama, would run from Canada to Texas. The marchers chanted ‘’climate justice now’’ and, whilst determined to have their voices heard, were perfectlyContinue reading “Whatever happened to 1968? Or, in the ‘Age of Climate Change’ where is the student protest?”