MST’s Stedile: ‘Activists shall not fear, we are fighting for justice’

Landless leader told Brasil de Fato that, despite threats, MST will not back off from social struggle By Leonardo Fernandes and Nina FidelesVia Brasil De Fato The economist and co-founder of the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) and La Via Campesina International João… Read More

Breaking Video – Indigenous People Speak out Against New Brazil Government

Global Justice Ecology Project received this video from a Brazilian activist on the ground there. The video comes from the Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil  (APIB). It is a strong critique against Brazil’s newly inaugurated right wing fascist President… Read More

Zapatistas Warn Mexico: ‘We Won’t Back AMLO Projects’

Above Photo: Members of the EZLN at La Realidad, Zapatista autonomous territory, in Chiapas, Mexico. Dec. 31, 2018. | Photo: EFE Via PopularResistance.org   “It’s not easy to face political parties and bad governments are the current one:… Read More

AGAINST BOLSONARO: In Support of Democracy, Human Rights and the Environment in Brazil

DEC. 22, 2018 – As Brazil prepares to inaugurate Jair Bolsonaro as president, we the undersigned organizations wish to voice our deep concern regarding positions held by the president-elect that represent a serious threat to democracy, human rights… Read More

Lula Livre: The Conviction and Incarceration of Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

By Zoe PCVia PeoplesDispatch.org The persecution of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was emblematic of the challenges faced by the people of Brazil in the past year. The legal crusade against Lula orchestrated by the Brazilian… Read More

Mexico’s New President Promises ‘More of the Same’ – Indigenous Peoples Ready to Resist

By SANTIAGO NAVARROIntercontinental Cry There will be profound changes, but they’ll come in accordance with the established legal order. There will be freedom for businesses. In terms of economics, we’ll respect the Banco de Mexico’s autonomy. The new… Read More

WATCH – A Question of Consent: Exterminator Mosquitoes in Burkina Faso

Target Malaria, a research consortium funded largely by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Open Philanthropy Project, aims to introduce ‘gene drive’ mosquitoes in Burkina Faso supposedly to eliminate malaria. Gene drives are new gene-editing tools that… Read More

Activists Challenge Enbridge, Elected Officials with Film on State Water Crises

“Water Power” connects the dots from Detroit and Flint to Straits of Mackinac WATER POWER from Kate Levy on Vimeo. DETROIT – A new film that combines documentary filmmaking and music video to shine a light on Michigan’s… Read More

‘Forests Cannot be Treated as an Offset’ – A Response to the Katowice Declaration on Forests

Via Redd-Monitor.org Lsat week, REDD Monitor reported about the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate. The final version of declaration was released shortly after REDD-Monitor’s post. There were significant changes, but the Declaration remains bullshit. Chris Lange of ReddMonitor… Read More

Poland UN Climate Conference & Running to Catch a Bus to the Apocalypse (Photo of the Month)

Copenhagen, Denmark: “Fingers” are pointed at Corporations and Bankers as the drivers of climate change during the UNFCCC (2009)Photo: Langelle/GJEP-GFC Via PhotoLangelle.org Intro from Orin Langelle 13 December 2018: I was going to wait until the final words were hammered out… Read More