Resistance to rapid industrialization and encroachment by poisonous industries has led to pitched battles between residents and police in many cities.
Via Campesina condemns right wing efforts to destabilize Venezuela and reverse the immense achievements of the Bolivarian Revolution.
At the climate talks in Warsaw, rich countries stalled, poor countries walked out, and climate justice activists chanted ‘The Philippines, Pakistan, New Orleans: Change the System, Not the Climate.’
Why the fight against ‘hydraulic fracturing’ for natural gas has become a key focus of environmental protests in Britain
Interview: How laborers, sharecroppers, and tenant farmers have united to block construction of the giant El Quimbo Dam, a multinational project that would destroy the homes and livelihoods of hundreds of peasant families in southern Colombia.
Disparate struggles in desperate times: how workers and farmers in Spain, New York and Greece are challenging neoliberal austerity
We know it will take a lot more to defeat Harper and the corporate agenda. But against the power of their money and weapons, we have the power of our bodies and spirits.
Exclusive video footage shot by the Texas blockaders themselves during the course of over six months of sustained resistance.
Video coverage from Democracy Now, Plus: Most Canadian media try to downplay the largest U.S. climate march ever
We’re building important protests against climate change, but so far Nature’s protests are bigger, more militant, and more uncompromising.
System change, not climate change! Help build a united, grassroots climate movement to stop the Keystone XL pipeline and end capitalist ecocide
We regard all of these statements by Sage to be untruths, either deliberate falsehoods or grossly misleading. Sage is putting its own profits before academic freedom.
“This action is in defence of the global commons, which are under sustained attack by polluting fossil fuel companies”
“One thing I can say right off the bat is: we’re winning…”
Statement of collective withdrawal, protesting “a gross violation of academic freedom, scholarly standards, scientific responsibility, and business ethics.”
Campaign urging direct action against hydraulic-fracturing wins broad support; thousands of fracktivists march in state capital
Baba Jan and Iftikhar Hussain are being held and tortured by Pakistan police, for the crime of aiding flood-stricken farmers. Your solidarity with these brave political prisoners of the global climate change crisis is urgently needed now.
Baba Jan and his comrades remain in prison for the crime of supporting the victims of devastating floods. They have been tortured and their lives are in danger. Supporters are calling for a week of international solidarity with these socialist activists, June 20-27.
At the United Nations RIO+20 Conference, only the interests of the large corporations will be considered so La Via Campesina calls on all the peasant organizations of the world and their allies to organize actions in June .
Pakistan socialist Baba Jan has been in prison since September for the ‘crime’ of helping farmers fight for compensation for flood damage. He and other prisoners have been repeatedly beaten and tortured, and are denied visitors and medical care. Join us in demanding justice for these climate activists.