The real power of mass civil disobedience is not its ability to shock the powerful into listening, but rather its potential to draw masses of people into action.
With 7,000 hectares of forests destroyed, community leaders and members have faced multiple attempts on their lives, threats and intimidation.
It would be criminal if political criticisms keep the organized left from supporting and joining the Extinction Rebellion campaign. Three articles from the British left …
Thousands of Australian primary and high school students walked out of school on November 30 to demand real action on climate change.
In his insightful history of rural rebellion, Martin Empson shows how farmers and farm-workers across England have repeatedly risen against the rich and powerful
Statement on the second annual March for Science on Saturday, April 14, 2018. “We need to transform the role of science in our world.”
How can climate justice activists stop capitalism’s drive to catastrophe? The author of Fossil Capital considers lessons from past revolutions and proposes an action program for today.
Video: Democracy Now! reports from protests against pipeline that would carry about 500,000 barrels of crude per day from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield
In ‘This Changes Everything,’ Naomi Klein shows that industry interests are opposed to those of ordinary people, a point climate activists have had trouble communicating and been reluctant to embrace
Fourth International: There is no choice between climate emergency and social justice; it is one and the same struggle.
Australian anti-fracking activist calls for ‘movement of movements’ around concrete demands in November 29 People’s Climate Marches
What does it take to stop a transnational corporate giant in its tracks when it threatens workers, farmers and communities? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.
The movement that stalled after the failed climate talks in Copenhagen 2009 is back on the streets – bigger, stronger and more confident than ever
Refinery workers strike and class struggle environmentalism … Fossil fuel divestment … Kenyan government aims to dispossess Maasai … Small farmers versus big agriculture
Canada’s political police serve the oil industry, citing lobbyists and rightist demagogues to slander environmental activists as potential terrorists.
Ongoing anti-shale gas protests in southern Algeria pit a well-organised, conscious population against a government that ignores or trivializes their concerns.
A People’s Climate March organizer reflects on the march’s successes and missed opportunities, and sees a movement on the verge of a new beginning.
Leftish criticisms of the Peoples Climate March fail to understand the role of mass demonstrations in building movements and radicalizing participants.
Patrick Bond: Radicals who saw the Peoples Climate March as pro-capitalist missed the point. The action showed growing grassroots support for real change.
The normally-conservative IPCC gives us eight reasons to make action against climate change a top priority.