Posts By: Aris Telonis

Climate change

Capitalism vs Climate change: it’s urgent to take sides


To fight for climate change does not mean to fight for new/better policies but to fight against capitalism.

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Income inequality

Income inequality is getting worse. It’s time to address it.


New studies show how Europe has a long history of income unfairness. The economic crisis is making it worse.

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Technological progress should not simply serve capitalism


Silicon Valley’s innovations should first pass through a “social” filter before going mainstream.

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Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers are much more revealing than people think


A massive new leak exposes the tax havens of the mega-rich, reminding us that we need desperately to fix the system.

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Poverty and Climate Change

Fighting poverty should not derail environmental goals


Poverty alleviation can jeopardise climate change goals, scientists say. We need to make sure this doesn’t happen.

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Don’t take food at your local store for granted

Don’t take food at your local store for granted


The capitalist food industry is making our planet unsustainable. Agriculture is at risk. Malnutrition is a global problem.

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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble (L) and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem (2-R) laugh at the start of Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 13 July 2015. Eurozone finance ministers were to discuss a range of issues including the election of the Eurogroup president and the current situation affecting Greece. EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ/dpa (recrop) +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

Eurogroup changing of the guard: where is the democracy?


Dijsselbloem and Schäuble decided to terminate their Eurogroup membership and did so without abiding by any due process. A perfect example of ...

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Not to be forgotten: refugees still need us


There are thousands of refugees still needing our attention and solidarity as European and global institutions fail to provide basic help and support.

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