‘Mourning Day: Water is Life, Life is Struggle’ By Leonard Peltier

BY LEONARD PELTIER Via CounterPunch   Here we are again. This time the year is 2016. It has been more than 41 years since I last walked free and was able to see the sun rise and sit… Read More

LISTEN: Anne Petermann on Trump, Climate Change, Energy Development and Tribal Rights

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann was recently a guest on WERU-FM Radio’s RadioActive show with Meredith Francesco discussing the Trump administration’s potential policy on climate change, oil and gas development and tribal rights. The episode… Read More

Pipeline Activist Faces Possible Amputation After Police Injure Hundreds At Standing Rock

Boston, MA — Among the Spectra pipeline resisters scheduled to appear in West Roxbury District Court today is 22 year old Sophia Wilansky.  Sophia is one of the Mass Grave 6 defendants, along with Karenna Gore, daughter of… Read More

How You Can Help North Dakota Water Protectors Brutalized by Police

Despite a near coverage blackout from mainstream media, outrage is spreading after the violent police actions that took place against water protectors in North Dakota taking on the Dakota Access Pipeline. 167 people were injured, including “Sophia Walinsky… Read More

Over 160 Injured After Police Attack Water Protectors With Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas and Water Cannons

Via Unicorn Riot: Cannon Ball, ND – Water protectors attempting to clear two damaged military trucks from Highway 1806 were met with a militarized response by law enforcement working to ensure the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline… Read More

Climate Talks in Morocco Amid Human Rights Violations, Corruption and Impunity

The annual UN Climate Talks started this week in Marrakech. While all eyes are glued to the (in)action of governments to address climate change, a piece written by Daniel Voskoboynik on The Verb explains more about the troubling… Read More

WATCH: #NoDAPL Water Protectors Tear Gassed by Police During Attempt to Reclaim Sacred Burial Site

Via CommonDreams.org: Water protectors near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation continued to face violence and intimidation on Sunday, with police again firing tear gars as they attempted to defend their sacred ground. According to reporting by Unicorn Riot,… Read More

Brazil: MST asks for Land Reform and End to Criminalization of Movement

Via MST.org.br: MST Denounces an “escalation in the repression of the struggle for land, dominated by the interests of agribussines allied to the violence of a State of Exception.” On this Friday, November 4th, MST was on the criminalization… Read More

WATCH: Aggression Against Social Movement Leaders Rampant in Brazil

TheRealNews.com interviewed Joaquin Pinero, a member of the MST directorate in Rio de Janeiro, who said the aggressive police action used by Brazilian military and civilian police on a landless worker’s school has become rampant in Brazil since the Temer… Read More

WATCH: Breaking – National School of Brazil’s Landless Worker’s Movement Raided by Police

At 9:25 this morning, the National School Florestan Fernandes (ENFF) in Guararema, São Paulo, which is the national school of Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement, was assaulted by civil and military police. According to a translation of the MST’s… Read More