Zapatista Update #2: Concerning the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and USMCA

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle via Tonatierra January 1, 2020 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission House Committee on Foreign Affairs 5100 O’Neill House Office Building 200 C Street SW Washington, D.C. 20515 Good greetings…. Read More

Zapatista Update: Forum on Defense of the Territory and Mother Earth

Comandante in La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico (1996). Photo: Langelle   Enough 14 December 25, 2019 On December 21 and 22, 2019, in the new Jacinto Canek caracol in the facilities of Cideci / UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las… Read More

Logging Affects Forests Ability to Regenerate in Canada

Long-term damage from logging hits ability of Canada’s forests to regenerate The Guardian December 4, 2019 Leyland Cecco Canada’s logging industry has a larger and more damaging impact on forest health than previously thought, a new report has… Read More

The Washington Post Runs Article on the American Chestnut

Blight wiped out the American chestnut. Parallel efforts are close to bringing it back. The Washington Post December 18, 2019 Adrian Higgins It is hard to overstate the value and cultural importance of the American chestnut tree for… Read More

Climate Change, Social Justice and Mobilizations in Chile-Wake Up Dreaming

The celebration during the night in the uprising.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP Climate Change, Social Justice and Mobilizations in Chile-Wake Up Dreaming Originally posted December 15, 2019 on La Razon Alejandra Parra From October 18, 2019, in Chile we move… Read More

Video: Mapuche Lonko Alberto Curamil Freed!

Goldman Prize Winner’s Lawyer Rodrigo Román Speaks about his case This video was shot over the week of 25 November, during the trial of Mapuche Lonko Alberto Curamil over manufactured charges that he was involved in a robbery…. Read More

Full Moon Friday the 13th at the Chile Uprising in Santiago

Anonymous musician heads to the front lines. The majority of the front lines are personed by youth. Santiago: where militancy, music and art meet. Copy and all photographs by Orin Langelle Santiago, Chile – Last night, 13 December,… Read More

COP25: Perpetuating Impunity for Human Rights Violations

Santiago, Chile.  On International Human Rights Day: tear gas canister flies through the air.  A canister like this struck a 15 year old girl in the demonstration and sent her to the hospital for surgery. She was in… Read More

Video: CHILE PHOTO DIARIES – from the frontlines

Peace sign flashed during a 25 Nov. march to end violence against women in Temuco, Chile. Photo: photolangelle.org 22 November to 6 December 2019 (video under field notes below) I Can Still Spit Field Notes – I landed… Read More

IPA Press Release – Climate: Chile Still Heading UN Meeting — “Shooting Eyes Out”

The “eyes” protest at Plaza de la Dignidad and the statue of Manuel Baquedano Photo: Langelle/GJEP Institute for Public Accuracy Press Release Climate: Chile Still Heading UN Meeting — “Shooting Eyes Out” December 12, 2019 ANNE PETERMANN, anne… Read More