December 6, 2021 The following is a selection of the news and analysis headlines posted in November 2021 to the three news headlines pages on A Socialist In Canada website: World news, Ecology, and Canada news.
To view all the headlines posted to ‘World news’ and ‘Canada news’ in November 2021, go to the ‘News pages archives‘ and click on the archived page. For ecology news, this is not yet archived; click on the current new page: Ecology news.
To search for items on any of the news pages or archived news pages, go to the page in question and use the ‘edit’ function on your web browser. This works better than using the website search function. A full listing of the news pages archives, dating back to 2017, can be viewed by clicking News archives on the website home page.
World news headlines
Find the complete world news headlines for November 2021 on the archived website page for that month.
- Why we are creeping towards a global crisis of the capitalist system, by Mike Treen, columnist, The Daily Blog, Nov 29, 2021 (Mike Treen is Industrial Advocate at Unite Union in New Zealand, a service industry union of 5,000 members.)
- China to donate 600 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa, Associated Press, Nov 30, 2021 [See a commentary on this news story, by the editor of A Socialist In Canada, on the website’s Facebook page on Nov 30, 2021.]
- How much less likely are you to spread Covid-19 if you’re vaccinated?, by Michael Le Page, New Scientist, Oct 23, 2021 read the article here in pdf format: Transmission of Covid-19
- Failure to vaccinate poor countries fans fears of uncontrolled outbreak, Politico, Nov 23, 2021 [See a commentary on this analysis here in the ‘Editor’s comments‘ page of A Socialist In Canada website.]
- Media in U.S. and UK mock New Zealand’s incredibly successful Covid response, by Joshua Cho, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR.org), Nov 16, 2021
- Is war by Russia against Ukraine a realistic scenario?, commentary by Ivan Timofeev, director of the Valdai Discussion Club research institute, published by the Valdai Discussion Club , Nov 25, 2021 (Ivan Timofeev is director of the Valdai Discussion Club)
- Jumping to China-bashing conclusions over tennis star Peng Shuai, by Kim Petersen, former co-editor, Dissident Voice, Nov 22, 2021 [See a commentary on the above analysis here in the ‘Editor’s comments‘ page of A Socialist In Canada website, dated Nov 22, 2021.]
- Five reasons why the left won the Venezuela elections, by Leonordo Flores (Code Pink), published in Venezuela Analysis, Nov 23, 2021
- If there was ‘fraud’ in Nicaragua’s elections, where is the proof?, by John Perry, in Masaya, Nicaragua, published by Council On Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), Nov 16, 2021 (also appearing in LA Progressive, Nov 19, 2021)
- The cost of waiting, essay by Andrew Nikiforuk, published in The Tyee, Nov 25, 2021 Seven rules to guide our best chance of withstanding furies of climate change
- 1.5° goal is ‘hanging by a thread’ as COP 26 makes small gains and leaves toughest issues to COP 27 in Egypt next year, by Paul Brown, with files from Mitchell Beer, The Energy Mix, Nov 14, 2021 and read: Five things to know about the Glasgow Climate Pact, by Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin (University College London), The Conversation, Nov 13, 2021
- Climate of delusion, by John Feffer, Foreign Policy In Focus, Nov 10, 2021
- Climate change and the limits of economic growth, by John Feffer, Foreign Policy In Focus, Nov 1, 2021
- Forests can’t handle all the ‘net-zero’ emissions declarations of the world’s governments and companies, by Doreen Stabinsky (College of the Atlantic, Maine) and Kate Dooley (U. of Melbourne), The Conversation, Nov 5, 2021
- ‘Must-read’ analysis reveals massive global gap between declared and actual carbon emissions, Common Dreams, Nov 8, 2021 A new investigation from the Washington Post reveals as much as 13.3 billion tons of under-reported emissions globally
- How mRNA vaccine technology is transforming the way we treat illnesses–from flu to cancer, by Michael LePage, staff writer, New Scientist, Oct 13, 2021
- The problem with ‘net zero’, commentary by Tina Gerhardt, Sierra Magazine (Sierra Club), Nov 10, 2021 (and re-published in Common Dreams) How a perfectly decent phrase is used and abused at COP26
- China is far from the world’s worst climate culprit. Analysis by Aaron Bastani, co-founder, Novara Media, Oct 27, 2021
- Path to extinction or path to a livable future, book review by Don Fitz, Nov 1, 2021 (with listing of related readings on degrowth at weblink)
Reviewing: The Path To A Livable Future: A New Politics to Fight Climate Change, Racism, and the Next Pandemic, by Stan Cox, published by City Lights Books, Nov. 2021
- Tech won’t save us from global warming. Shrinking consumption will, by Andrew Nikiforuk, columnist, The Tyee (Vancouver), Nov 3, 2021
- Canada’s environment watchdog blasts federal government for going from ‘failure to failure’, National Post, Nov 25, 2021 and read: report by CBC News, Nov 25, 2021
- Heated arrests. A pristine territory. Inside the Wet’suwet’en nation’s fight against the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline, by Alex McKeen, Toronto Star, Nov 27, 2021 read the article here in pdf format: Inside the Wet’suwet’en fight
- Canada’s tar sands: Destruction so vast and deep it challenges the existence of land and people, feature essay by Nicholas Kuznetz, Inside Climate News, Nov 21, 2021
- Mary Riter Hamilton, Canada’s first female battlefield artist, painted the devastation on the battlefields of World War One, 54-minute radio documentary, broadcast on ‘Ideas’, CBC Radio One, with host Nahla Ayed, Nov 11, 2021 (radio broadcast and news story at weblink)
- Canadian officials who met with and trained ‘Azov’ neo-Nazi paramilitary unit in Ukraine feared exposure by news media. Report by David Pugliese, military affairs reporter, Ottawa Citizen, Nov 8, 2021
- Why the big bet on hydropower by government and industry in Quebec is bad news for the climate, by Joyce Nelson, Canadian Dimension, Nov 4, 2021
- Ontario and Quebec could not have chosen a worse time to embolden anti-vaxxers, commentary by André Picard, health reporter, Globe and Mail, Nov 3, 2021 (and listen to a 12-minute interview with André Picard, here on CBC Radio One‘s ‘The Current’, Nov 5, 2021, begins at the one-hour, two-minute mark)