Berta Cáceres’ Daughter Escapes Machete Attack in Honduras

The Guardian reports that Bertha Zuñiga, daughter of the murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres, has survived an armed attack. Zuñiga, 26, was attacked along with two other members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras (COPINH)… Read More

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

Courageous Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Dies at 77

Civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart has died at 77 from complications of cancer and a series of strokes. Stewart had made appearances with our allies at Burning Books in Buffalo, NY. Via BurningBooksBuffalo.com: Lynne was a committed radical… Read More

The Man Who Prosecuted Leonard Peltier Believes He is Innocent

Public outcry to free Leonard Peltier is rising as even the chief prosecutor during Peltier’s 1977 trial and following appeal has signed a petition calling for Peltier’s clemency. Peltier was convicted of murder of tw0 FBI agents on… Read More

WATCH: Obama Urged to Free Native American Activist Leonard Peltier

Democracy Now! recently published the proceeding segment where host Amy Goodman spoke to guests Martin Garbus, one of the country’s leading trial lawyers and lead counsel for Leonard Peltier; and Norman Patrick Brown, survivor of the 1975 Pine Ridge shootout,… Read More

Leaked Audio: Pipeline Exec Says Project Will Be ‘Pouring Oil Through This Thing in Spring’

By Steve Horn Originally Published at DeSmogBlog   Shaun King, a writer for the New York Daily News, has uploaded what appears to be a recorded audio file of Energy Transfer Partners’ Chief Operating Officer saying that “election night changed everything”… Read More

As DAPL Construction Approaches Missouri River, Water Protectors Stay Strong

Originally published by CommonDreams.org: By Nika Knight As Dakota Access Pipeline construction quickly approaches the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies are vowing to continue their resistance against the pipeline—standing strong despite the violent arrests and inhumane… Read More

WATCH: Clayton Thomas Mueller on Expansion of Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline

Clayton Thomas Mueller, Global Justice Ecology Project board member and 350.org campaigner, was recently featured on the Democracy Now! television show after 99 people were detained by police  at a demonstration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday. The demonstration demanded… Read More

WATCH: #BreakFree Protests Block Bomb Trains in Albany, GJEP’s Ruddy Turnstone Arrested

Global Justice Ecology Project GE Trees Campaigner Ruddy Turnstone was among the protesters arrested in Albany on May 14 while disrupting the path of dangerous oil trains that endanger communities in the region. Democracy Now! covered the protests in… Read More

Despite Protest Ban, Amazing Things Have Been Happening at COP 21

By Kevin Smith Youth campaigners at COP21 staged a walk out this week to protest in front of the conference hall to demand real solutions to the climate crisis. The activists and campaigners are in support of the ‘Keep… Read More