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Big Oil profits soar as planet burns: we need socialist climate action!

In 2022, we were witness to weather extremes across the globe, yet fossil fuel companies raked in their highest profits on record. Shell alone posted a record £32bn. Despite promises at COP26, alongside Biden's "Inflation Reduction Act" & the EU's "Green Industrial Strategy", the levels of CO2 pumped into the atmosphere are predicted to increase over the next 10 years. Lucy Marron explores an alternative socialist plan to combat the climate killing capitalist system.
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Hyper exploitation and profiteering – the reality of “fast fashion”

The topic of Fast Fashion, which is linked to the exploitation of workers and environmental damage, is a subject frequently discussed among young people. However, can the Fast Fashion model be eradicated within the framework of capitalism? Saana Taussi delves into the unsavoury aspects of the fashion industry - characterized by misogyny, exploitation, and ecological destruction.
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Water Charges: We Won’t Pay!

The threat of water charges is back on the agenda. In a statement regarding the next Northern Ireland budget, Tory Secretary of State Chris Heaton-Harris said that “difficult choices cannot be deferred any longer” and that water charges are one of the options under consideration.