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Kari-Oca 2 Declaration

Indigenous Peoples Global Conference on Rio+20 and Mother Earth: The “Green Economy” continues the colonialism we have faced and resisted for 520 years. We cannot allow false solutions to destroy the Earth’s balance, assassinate the seasons, unleash severe weather havoc, privatize life and threaten the very survival of humanity.

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Social movements call for a Permanent Peoples’ Assembly, Rio 2012

For our rights and the rights of nature, against the commodification of life and the greenwashing of capitalism … Mobilize together towards Río+20 and beyond ++++++++++++++ We, organizations, networks and social movements, involved in the building of the Peoples’ Summit for social and environmental justice, against the commodification of life and nature in defence (Río+20), call for […]

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Ecosocialist solutions for their multiple crises

An ecosocialist transitional program for the multiple crises of 21st century capitalism, from Socialist Resistance Özlem Onaran argues that “the social democratic utopia of growing our way out of debt is not consistent with the ecological crisis. “ Britain has experienced the deepest crisis among the advanced capitalist countries and it is far from over. The […]

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A Call for De-growth

The term is virtually unknown elsewhere, but in France and Italy there has been considerable interest in environmentalist circles in “Décroissance soutenable” – sustainable de-growth. The following is a Declaration issued by a conference on the subject held last year in Paris. The conference proceedings, 322 pages of documents, can be downloaded here. We, participants […]

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The Anchorage Declaration: Indigenous Meeting Demands Action on Climate Crisis

Text of the final declaration adopted by the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change, April 20-24, 2009, in Anchorage, Alaska The Anchorage Declaration 24 April 2009 From 20-24 April, 2009, Indigenous representatives from the Arctic, North America, Asia, Pacific, Latin America, Africa, Caribbean and Russia met in Anchorage, Alaska for the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit […]

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