COVID19 Analysis

COVID-19: Underlying Causes, Human Rights Abuses and Ecological Destruction COVID-19 and Capitalism More than 250 civil society organisations demand red lines for aviation bailouts (6 April 2020) *includes #SavePeopleNotPlanes petition! DURING A LOCKDOWN, WHY IS THE MINING INDUSTRY… Read More

New Earth Watch: First Nations Elder Matthew Mukash On Coronavirus

Cree women tanning hide, Whapmagoostui, Cree Territory (Canada) in 1993. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Matthew Mukash, elder was born in 1951 on the land in Eeyou Istchee, the traditional Cree territory in northern Quebec. He is known for his extensive work to… Read More

Piñera Provokes Own Citizens Amid Covid-19

Photo: Langelle/GJEP This protest filled Plaza de la Dignidad by the statue of Manuel Baquedano, heart of the protests in Santiago, on International Human Rights day 10 December last year. The eyes commemorate the 350+ eyes lost, some permanently,… Read More

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa

A trickle of water flows into Mapuche Territory in Chile. Water-intensive industrial plantations of pine and eucalyptus trees have resulted in a serious lack of water in rural communities, and some communities have no water at all.  Photo:… Read More

Ceremonial Elders of Whapmagoostui, QC Canada Give Message to the World re: Covid 19

Chief Matthew Mukash. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Message to the World From the Ceremonial Elders of Whapmagoostui, QC Canada Source: CENSORED NEWS, 30 March 2020. Sacred fire was lit in our community on Thursday, March 16th 2020 and burned for people to… Read More

COVID-19: The Global Repercussions of Neoliberalism

Photo: Langelle/GJEP See all of our COVID-19 coverage This is a Global Pandemic – Let’s Treat it as Such Verso 27 Mar 2020 Adam Hanieh In the face of the COVID-19 tsunami, our lives are changing in ways… Read More

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief One Minute Video

GE Tree Protest, Charleston, SC (2006) Photo: Langelle/GJEP The COVID-19 pandemic requires community organizing and disaster response, despite the need for social distancing. Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is an organization that operates on the principles of solidarity, mutual… Read More

Daily Maverick: COVID-19 = Capitalism + Ecological Destruction

Road construction into the Lacandon Rainforest, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996. Photo: Langelle/GJEP COVID-19 and Capitalism: ‘Pandemics… have their roots in environmental change and ecosystem disturbances’ Daily Maverick 24 Mar 2020 Dale T. McKinley As the escalating crisis of climate… Read More

New Earth Watch With Dr. Felicia Keesing On Biodiversity, Infectious Diseases & Coronavirus

Photo: The Keesing Lab Dr. Felicia Keesing, Distinguished Professor of the Sciences at Bard College in New York, U.S.A., received her Ph.D. in biology from the University of California at Berkeley. She studies the consequences of interactions among… Read More

The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make… Read More