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Climate disruption is inextricably linked to economic inequality. Serious climate solutions must be, too.
However counterproductive the Irish Fenian “Dynamite War” was, it was a reflection of the basic injustice of colonialism.
Ireland was a laboratory for every manner of colonial repression by the British. 100 years after the Easter Rebellion, it is once again — this time by banks.
Whatever credibility austerity had is now lost on much of Europe.
A coalition of leftists and independents may come out on top in the Irish election.
After a year of earthshaking victories and devastating setbacks, Europe's new progressive parties are slowly learning how to balance governance with activism.
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.
In upcoming votes for the EU's most indebted countries, the left will have to battle both the forces of austerity and a resurgent xenophobic right.
It's a new kind of barbarism, one that sacks countries with fine print.
The European debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.