Earth Watch: Ruddy Turnstone On Florida Prisons & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of june11.noblogs.org Ruddy Turnstone is a community organizer working towards prison abolition and decarceration as a steering committee member of the COVID-19 Hotline for Incarcerated People (CHIP). Only a month old, the all-volunteer run hotline has documented almost… Read More

Earth Minute: Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Trees

Photo: Langelle/GJEP The USDA is expected to soon make public a proposal to legalize widespread planting of the first ever genetically engineered tree—an American Chestnut– into wild forests, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.  Forests make life on… Read More

Earth Minute: Wampanoag Resistance, Past & Present

Photo: By John Phelan – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23285330 Earth Minute 5/13/20 Mashpee Wamanoag Update The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Cape Cod, is one of two remaining federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts. There were 69 tribes when English colonists… Read More

Earth Watch: Klee Benally On Indigenous Mutual Aid

Photo Courtesy of Klee Benally Klee is a Diné musician, traditional dancer, artist, filmmaker, & Indigenous anarchist. Klee is originally from Black Mesa and has worked nearly all of his life at the front lines in struggles to… Read More

Earth Minute: Lessons From The 50th Anniversary Of Kent State

Photo courtesy of S. Brian Wilson   S. Brian Wilson is a U.S. American Vietnam veteran, peace activist, and trained attorney.     Monday, May 4th was the 50th Anniversary of the Kent State massacre, where National Guardsmen… Read More

May Day 2020 in Wallmapu – Updates and Insights from Chile’s Grassroots–With Alejandra Parra

In this MayDay episode of Terra Verde on KPFA, host Gary Graham Hughes interviews Alejandra Parra, a founding member of RADA, a Temuco-based grassroots environmental and community rights organization that works to stop the construction of incinerators. Parra… Read More

Earth Minute: Bezos is the Devil

Image courtesy of Creative Commons Earth Minute 4/29/20 –  Do we really want to go back to “normal”? The COVID-19 crisis is exposing the moldy, stinking underbelly of Capitalism in new and amazing ways. Tens of millions in… Read More

Earth Watch: Mutual Aid Amid Government Failure With Eleanor Goldfield

Photo courtesy of Eleanor Goldfield Eleanor Goldfield is a creative activist and journalist. Her work focuses on radical and censored issues via photo, video and written journalism, as well as artistic mediums including music, poetry and visual art. She is the… Read More

Earth Minute: Remembering Peter Beard

Peter Beard installing his one-person show at the International Center of Photography in Manhattan (1977) Photo: Langelle On Monday, The New York Times reported that photographer, artist and ecologist Peter Beard had died at the age of 82…. Read More

Earth Watch: Soren Ambrose on April 2000 Protests

People, not profit was a rallying cry. Above a mattress in the middle of an intersection and in the background yarn was strung in spider webs to prevent access to the meetings. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Soren Ambrose was one… Read More