Capitalism is Double-Billing Us: We Pay From Our Wallets Only to be Robbed of Our Future
Opinion

Capitalism is Double-Billing Us: We Pay From Our Wallets Only to be Robbed of Our Future

Here is a word that risks deterring you from reading on much further, even though it may hold the key to understanding why we are in such a terrible political, economic and social mess. That word is “externalities”. It sounds like a piece of economic jargon. It is a piece of economic jargon. But it is also…

Top Plastic Polluters: Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo
Opinion

Top Plastic Polluters: Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo are the top 3 most identified companies in global brand audits for the second year in a row, according to a new report “BRANDED Volume II: Identifying the World’s Top Corporate Plastic Polluters.” Four hundred and eighty-four cleanups in over 50 countries and 6 continents, organised by the Break Free From…

Syrians Face Toxic Time-Bomb of Radiation, Poison and Pollution
Middle East

Syrians Face Toxic Time-Bomb of Radiation, Poison and Pollution

Syria faces public health catastrophes that will linger for decades due to toxic rubble dust, oil fire pollution and the US-led coalition’s use of depleted uranium weapons on Islamic State targets, campaigners have warned. The US last week admitted it had fired armour-piercing DU ammunition in its war against IS, and had hit not only…