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Archive | November, 2012
To peasants in the Lacandon jungle, the pending carbon offset agreement has all the hallmarks of a land grab. REDD continues the colonial assault on indigenous communities and lifestyles
If we don’t shut down the Alberta Tar Sands, the world is cooked.
Peasant communities, indigenous peoples and afro-descendants are today the greatest bastion of rebellion and resistance across the world. Against the looting by capital and empire! For land and sovereignty of our peoples! No socialism without feminism!
Those who oppose any use of natural resources would condemn our people to perpetual poverty. What’s needed is not a ban on development, but a democratic effort to use the country’s wealth to benefit the people and the environment
Welcome to our level playing field
These nuclear corporations helped to destroy a town and its people. They left behind contaminated land and water and sick and dead residents … and now they are attacking the victims
Is this democracy? … Wilderness myths … Water racket … Beyond food miles … Open letter to Obama … Water crisis infographic
Hurricane Sandy and the suffering it has caused are intimately related to the business that the dark towers of Lower Manhattan symbolize. In the hardest hit areas, Occupy activists are organizing grassroots relief efforts
The perverse logic of capitalism means that Hurricane Sandy will lead to a measurable boost in economic activity
A Korean edition of “What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism”
“Socialism is neither a utopia nor a guarantee. It is however the place and the time where and when the unity of nature becomes a real possibility.”
La Via Campesina meeting brings together educators and schools to continue their efforts to promote farming methods that protect nature and empower women and peasants around the world
Join us at a day-long grass-roots education and organizing meeting, Saturday Nov. 17
While BusinessWeek points at global warming, the usual crowd of deniers and pseudo-skeptics is once again promoting doubt.
In every country, the ravages of climate change fall overwhelming on the poor. The people who grow the world’s food are the ones who starve in the aftermath of hurricanes and typhoons
Most land grabs occur in the world’s most food-insecure countries. Profit-driven agriculture means more food for the wealthy and well-fed, and less for the poor and hungry
Real answers will only come from the people, when we manage to organize and fight for the things we need through a radical change in social power
Movement building … Contaminated culture … Daryl Hannah on Big Energy … Anti-tar-sands movement … BusinessWeek on warming … Overfishing … New Barbara Kingsolver novel
Maps published in 2007 provide an uncanny prediction of what transpired Monday night