Earth Minute: Environmental Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams

GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles for a weekly Earth Minute on Wednesday and an Earth Watch interview on Thursday. Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Environmental Impacts of… Read More

Mike Africa Reacts to Apology by Philadelphia for Bombing of MOVE House in 1985

The City of Philadelphia officially apologized on 12 November 2020 for the 1985 bombing of a MOVE home that killed five children and six adults.   On 13 May 1985, the City of Philadelphia infamously dropped an incendiary bomb via… Read More

GJEP Co-Authors Opinion Piece on SLAPPs

More and more journalists and civil society organisations are being sued by powerful businessmen and politicians. [Shutterstock/itay uri/Burdun Iliya] We don’t want to be sued into silence EURACTIV 16 November 2020 By A group of international organizations and… Read More

Zapatista Kidnapped, Tortured by Government-Protected Paramilitaries

Zapatista in La Realidad, Chiapas Mexico, headquarters of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Photolangelle.org (1996) Note: GJEP’s co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann have supported the uprising of Indigenous Peoples in the Southeastern state of Chiapas, Mexico… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

Record Numbers Of Activists Were Killed Last Year

Berta Cáceres, a Honduran environmental activist and winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, was shot dead in 2016 over her opposition to a hydroelectric dam. Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year The Guardian 28… Read More

Chile: Peoples’ Uprising / A Virtual Exhibit of Images from the Front Lines Compares Federal Police Tactics in U.S. Cities to Chile

Carabineros with shields between the police vehicles as the people watch. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Virtual Exhibit Opening on Thursday, July 30, 2020 Man injured by the police close to Plaza de la Dignidad in Santiago, Chile during International Humans… Read More

Juneteenth Commemoration: Watch Gary Younge Interview

In commemoration of Juneteenth, and the abolition of state-sactioned slavery, but not racism in the United States, GJEP posts this very informative video from Gary Younge. In the video, Younge comments on the latest uprisings across the US… Read More

Watch: Mike Africa Jr. On Revolutionary Action

This video, filmed on 11 October 2019, is extremely relevant in light of the George Floyd murder by the Minneapolis Police Department and the subsequent protests that are happening nationally and internationally. Mike Africa, Jr. is a member… Read More

Powerful Photos Document the Ongoing Fight Against Racist Hate and Sanctioned Killings

We share this photo essay because it documents people across the US taking back their power.  Even as the officials in Minneapolis are downplaying what was clearly pre-meditated murder, activists, students, mothers, and more are preparing for the… Read More