Wet’suwet’en Leaders Defy Coastal GasLink Injunction

Photo: Jimmy Jeong, The Globe and Mail Wet’suwet’en chiefs vow to defy Coastal GasLink injunction, intensifying standoff one year after RCMP truce The Globe and Mail January 7, 2019 Brent Jang Wet’suwet’en Nation hereditary chiefs are vowing to… Read More

We Are The Ones Who Will Awaken The Dawn

Chilean protesters with fire on the street. Photo: Langelle Tricontinental December 26, 2019 Vijay Prashad Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. Millions of people are on the streets, from India to Chile. Democracy… Read More

Zapatista Update #3: Second International Meeting of Women who Fight

Photo courtesy of Censored News Zapatista Women: ‘Fight for your lives’ Second International Meeting of Women who Fight Censored News January 2, 2020 Brenda Norrell Words from the Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International Gathering… Read More

Conversations in Southern Illinois on Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod

Conversations in Southern Illinois highlights conversations with residents, farmers and environmentalists of rural Southern Illinois, home to Shawnee National Forest. It is part of a new occasional series bridging the rural-urban divide in the U.S. The Shawnee National… Read More

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

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

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