Barclays funds climate breakdown. We are determined to make it stop | Seema Syeda

The bank is a huge backer of the fossil fuel industry and attendant climate catastrophe. Direct action is vitalFrom Cyclone Idai, which has killed hundreds in south-east Africa, to flooding in Bangladesh – where my family is from – for decades climate …

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Chancellor pledges £200m for research into medical lasers and gene technology

Philip Hammond will use spring statement to support hi-tech industry in Cambridge, Edinburgh and OxfordshirePhilip Hammond will boost public spending on genetic research and laser technology by £200m in this week’s spring statement to support some of B…

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Bill Gates says poverty is decreasing. He couldn’t be more wrong | Jason Hickel

An infographic endorsed by the Davos set presents the story of coerced global proletarianisation as a neoliberal triumphLast week, as world leaders and business elites arrived in Davos for the World Economic Forum, Bill Gates tweeted an infographic to …

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