WATCH: Indigenous Leader Honors Berta Caceres at People’s Climate March

Tom Goldtooth and Kandi Mossett of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) were on hand for the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C. on April 29, where hundreds of thousands protested the Trump administration’s environmental agenda. IEN and other indigenous organizations… Read More

Brazil Holding First General Strike in Two Decades

Today, Labor unions, progressive political parties and social movements across Brazil are engaged in a general strike of all workers to protest the neoliberal anti-worker policies imposed by right-wing politicians including the new president Michel Temer. Temer was… Read More

Trump’s Reckless Ocean Drilling Order Imperils Coastlines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration will begin the process of allowing drilling off the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic coasts, according to reports. The executive order will allow Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to roll back protections on drilling… Read More

Outbreak of Killing in Brazil as Landowners Work to Displace Farmers

Nine men, including an Evangelical pastor, massacred in a remote part of western Brazil were knifed and shot to death, police said yesterday after releasing the bodies for burial, according to the Malay Mail Online: No arrests were… Read More

LISTEN: Anne Petermann on GE Trees and Plantations in Chile

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was this week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Petermann recently traveled to Chile to help investigate the impacts tree plantations are having on native… Read More

Maine Legislators Urged to Reject Continued Subsidies for Polluting Biomass

Industry has received over $250 million in recent years, but still can’t compete   Pelham, MA. – A review of subsidies, tax credits and grants to the Maine biomass industry reveals that ratepayers and taxpayers have shelled out over… Read More

Tell Gov. Edwards: Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Via Boldlouisiana.webaction.org: Energy Transfer Partners is not backing down from ramming their proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline through 700 bodies of water, across 11 Louisiana parishes – including our beautiful Atchafalaya Basin. Unfortunately, it appears that they are not… Read More

Earth Watch: Beverly Bell on Berta Caceres’ Legacy

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show is Beverly Bell of OtherWorldsArePossible.org. For decades, Bell worked with Berta Caceres, the human and environmental rights campaigner who was assassinated March 3, 2016. The Sojourner Truth Radio Show… Read More

My Crime Is My Struggle: Four MST Members Imprisoned for Protesting

Since November 2016 four members of the Brazilian Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) have been in prison, and another seven could be imprisoned at any moment, for protesting against public land grabbing and supporting the use of this… Read More

Join the Majority on May Day: Protect the Planet, Defend our People

Via Indigenous Environmental Network:   Following the historical Stand With Standing Rock Native Nations Rise, a March of 5,000 Indigenous Peoples and allies in Washington, D.C. on March 10th, on April 4, the anniversary of Martin Luther King… Read More