Climate crisis: the international scientific community says it’s time to get real with people

INTERVIEW Biodiversity scientists from Flinders University (Adelaide, Australia), Stanford University (California, USA) and UCLA (California, USA) have released a joint report on the prognosis for the world's climate and global eco systems. This time the language could not be clearer: 'we're on track for a ghastly future' unless change is made fast. Politika News (virtually) … Continue reading Climate crisis: the international scientific community says it’s time to get real with people

Failed by the system: why Lisa Montgomery must not be executed

OPINION On Christmas Eve, just nineteen days before her execution was scheduled to take place, Lisa Montgomery was given more time. A federal court ruled that her execution date violated regulations establishing the procedures for carrying out the death penalty. Having been on death row since 2007, Montgomery is awaiting the death penalty for her … Continue reading Failed by the system: why Lisa Montgomery must not be executed

‘This government is creating an environment for war and collapse’: an interview with Extinction Rebellion’s Liam Norton

INTERVIEW It was exactly a month ago when Extinction Rebellion (XR) grabbed media attention after two of their members, NHS nurse, Ann White, and war veteran, Donald Bell, laid down a protest wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph memorial with a slogan demanding action against what the UN has recognised as a climate crisis. … Continue reading ‘This government is creating an environment for war and collapse’: an interview with Extinction Rebellion’s Liam Norton