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.
Video of Bella Bella residents’ welcome to the government’s pipeline review panel, and an eyewitness report on the protest and the regulators’ cowardly response.
Members of the Lakota Nation in South Dakota have launched a 48-hour hunger strike against the Keystone and Gateway pipelines, in solidarity with the indigenous peoples of British Columbia
Firm resistance by Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) has forced the Ontario government to buy out mining leases, preventing another assault on Indigenous rights and lands
Video: On March 24, mock corporate representatives erected an illegal occupation — and the NYPD forces that usually defend the interests of the 1% had to evict the “corporate polluters” from UN grounds
Occupy Wall Street is calling for a month of action leading up to Earth Day on April 22, to draw the Occupy movements further into the struggle to protect the climate, and to show the connections between the power of the 1% and the destruction of the planet
“The message is clear. The people have spoken up… The people do not want the Lynas Project in Malaysia” (more…)
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 […]
Fifteen of the hundreds of stories of Indigenous struggles against corporate expansion and exploitation, struggles for human rights, land and dignity, that weren’t published in your daily paper (more…)
The Occupy movement considers the UNFCCC to be ‘United Nations Fools, Clowns and Carbon Criminals’ and it’s hard to argue against that based on 16 past performances. (more…)
Don’t be fooled by the nay-sayers. The Obama administration’s backtracking on the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada is a major victory against climate change. (more…)
“It’s people on the street, in the squares, that really matters in the end. Because that is the only political force we’ve got.” (more…)
You and your tiny minority cannot evict these ideas: they are simply too important, too long overdue, and too big to fail. (more…)
by Chip Ward TomDispatch, October 27, 2011 What if rising sea levels are yet another measure of inequality? What if the degradation of our planet’s life-support systems — its atmosphere, oceans, and biosphere — goes hand in hand with the accumulation of wealth, power, and control by that corrupt and greedy 1% we are hearing […]
We need an ecological and social revolution. You may say that this is impossible, but the World Occupy Movement would have been declared impossible only a month ago. (more…)
A Green economy would create things that we need and things that endure. It would not build things that designed to kill other people in order to steal their oil (more…)