When the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce brought Ben Shapiro and Ana Kasparian together on a debate stage, they created a night of political magic. Kasparian the vocal leader and progressive media star, daily host of the popular The Young Turks network faces off against Shapiro, the bright young star ofRead More →

Investments in fossil fuels decline, but progress towards renewable energy sources is weak Energy is what political economist Simon Bromley called a “strategic commodity.” In other words, a state that controls access has power over other states. Bromley primarily thought of petroleum, but these days natural gas is very clearlyRead More →

This is an article by World Review: The State of Democracy, a special section that examines politics and world affairs, and is published in conjunction with the annual Athens Forum on Democracy. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the gap between the haves and have-nots and questioned capitalism: this is theRead More →

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1150/33123 From The Socialist, October 6, 2021 “Here is your opinion on plants” by Michael Pollan – posted by Allen Lane Commented by Dave Carr Is the C8H10N4O2 molecule – that’s caffeine for you and me – responsible for the slave trade, colonial wars, imperialism, increasedRead More →

The smartest insights and analytics from every standpoint gathered on the web: Chinese President Xi Jinping continues to disrupt “China’s decades-long evolution towards Western-style capitalism,” Lingling Wei told The Wall Street Journal. Last week, “Chinese government measures to control house prices” and limit debt sparked a dramatic cash flow crisisRead More →