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New Era of Toxic Time Bombs

Plans by Veolia UK to process thousands of tonnes of the same chemicals involved in the Flixborough disaster at a plant in Garston, Liverpool, has caused uproar in the surrounding community. Ritchie Hunter reports.

“If I die, you must live to tell my story”. The obliteration of Gaza’s universities

The destruction of the Palestinian education system, especially higher education, plays a crucial role in this policy of population expulsion. Every Gazan university has been completely or partially destroyed since October, and Universities on the West Bank have come under sustained attack. Ignasi Bernat and Roser Rodríguez show how the destruction of Universities and the killing of scholars is a central part of the genocide in Gaza and challenge European universities to speak out against the genocide.

Making the Water Profiteers Pay

Last week’s news that Thames Water is paying out a £37.5m dividend to its shareholders in the midst of an ongoing sewage crisis has left many in disbelief. David Whyte argues for a different approach to making pollution pay.

Trade unions tackle the climate crisis

Where do workers fit into the climate action agenda? On October 27, trade unionists from across the labor movement gathered in London to discuss a new workplace-oriented strategy for decarbonization: green collective bargaining...

Beyond divestment

Our new report Beyond Divestment reveals a process of ‘shareholder substitution’ that has allowed some big players to significantly increase their shareholding, and raises big questionas about the next steps for the divestment movement.