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Youth-led organisation fighting for a livable, post-capitalist future ✊
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Mar 25 10 tweets 3 min read
What is neo-colonialism? (1/10) Defining neo-colonialism (2/10) Neo-colonialism is a political arrangement in which Southern states appear to have political independence, but are economically subordinated to the dictates of Northern capital.   Source: Nkrumah, Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of Imperialism (1965).
Sep 16, 2023 10 tweets 3 min read
This was no natural disaster. Colonialism was the powder keg and the spark of this climate massacre 🧵 (1/10) Image (2/10) Image
Jul 12, 2023 8 tweets 2 min read
Decommodifying the means of survival is a climate policy 🧵 (1/7) Image (2/7) Image
Dec 17, 2022 25 tweets 7 min read
An incomplete 🧵 on extreme weather events in 2022. Reminder: This is at 1.2C heating. We are on track for 1.5C by 2030, 2C by 2050, over 3C by 2100, and 10C long-term. Oh yeah - and 96% of oil and gas companies are EXPANDING operations. February 15th: 13 million people in the Horn of Africa face severe hunger due to worst drought in 40 years…
Nov 15, 2022 15 tweets 4 min read
We have a plan ⚒️ Here's how the fossil fuel industry can be nationalised and dismantled in the UK (1/15) 🧵 Two legal pathways exist to nationalising the UK fossil fuel industry: legislation and central bank quantitative easing (QE). Let's begin with legislation. (2/15)