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C.J. Polychroniou

C.J. Polychroniou

C.J. Polychroniou is a political economist/political scientist who has taught and worked in numerous universities and research centers in Europe and the United States. His latest books are The Precipice: Neoliberalism, the Pandemic and the Urgent Need for Social Change (A collection of interviews with Noam Chomsky; Haymarket Books, 2021), and Economics and the Left: Interviews with Progressive Economists (Verso, 2021).

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Freedom of Press is Dealt Deadly Blows by Modi's Proto-Fascist Regime in India

The Wire case is yet one more example of Modi's regime trying to undermine the media landscape and, indeed, destroy dissenting media.

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Italy Has a Far-Right Government, But the Real Danger of Fascism Exists in the US

At the present historical juncture, the danger of European societies becoming fascist is far less than the one facing the United States.

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The Inflation Reduction Act Should Be Just the Beginning

Without more direct intervention on the part of the public sector in combatting the climate crisis, what IRA will produce is a green capitalist industry with profit-making as the overriding concern.

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The Future of the Planet Is in Our Hands—Effective Activism Is Essential

Building long-term progressive power is key to bringing into force a comprehensive climate change policy.

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The War in Ukraine Pushes the World Closer to the Edge of a Climate Precipice

Putin's war in Ukraine, which could last for years, is in fact an absolute godsent to the most destructive forces on the planet, namely the arms industry and the fossil fuel companies.

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Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine raises the question, again, why the world fails repeatedly to sets its priorities in the right order.

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Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?

In reality, California does not actually have a detailed roadmap for slashing greenhouse gas emissions in order to fulfill the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.

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