Latin America: Women in Resistance and Resilience

Our friends at recently published this piece by Leny Olivera on how climate change effects women and how female activists are working to make a difference in South America. In Latin America, where “development” so often implies such… Read More

Revealed: FBI violated its own rules while spying on Keystone XL opponents

A piece published on concluded that “Internal agency documents show for the first time how FBI agents have been closely monitoring anti-Keystone activists, in violation of guidelines designed to prevent the agency from becoming unduly involved in… Read More

A “Seminar” Organized by the Zapatistas Draws Over a Thousand Participants in Chiapas

Letter from Mexico: Part Two Shared with permission via Dissident Voices.    by Christy Rodgers / May 7th, 2015 While the front pages and TV news reports in Mexico are full of accounts of ghastly levels of corruption… Read More

Media Bias for Biomass Energy?

Journalist Josh Schlossberg researched six months of local newspaper coverage of biomass energy, based on a Google search of “biomass,” and found that 76% of the reporting completely ignored any and all mention of health and/or environmental impacts of… Read More

Expansion by Indonesia’s largest palm oil company frozen for disobeying RSPO standards

Palm oil conglomerate ordered to halt expansion of operations following multiple violations of RSPO standards. INDONESIA – The RSPO’s Complaints Panel has upheld the Forest Peoples Programme in its complaint against Golden Agri Resources, which was seeking to… Read More

Marilyn Baptiste Wins Prestigious Goldman Prize, Elevates Indigenous Struggle Against Mines

Congratulations are in order to Marilyn Baptiste of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation in British Columbia, who recently won the prestigious $175,000 Goldman Prize  for her five-year effort to prevent construction of the Prosperity gold and copper mine 600… Read More

Once in a lifetime family photo op at WILPF’s Women’s Power to Stop War Conference

GJEP supporter and Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) organizer Robin Lloyd attended WILPF’s Women’s Power to Stop War conference in Hague this past weekend, where she took part in this unique generation-spanning photo. Lloyd is pictured with… Read More

Take a stand against GMO mosquitos in the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District announced that it will now wait for the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to determine if they will allow the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Keys. Therefore, it’s very important… Read More

Opinion: The World Has Reached Peak Plutocracy

Soren Ambrose, Head of Policy at ActionAid International, recently had an opinion piece, titled “The World Has Reached Peak Plutocracy” on IPS News.  Ambrose, a member of the Global Justice Ecology Project board since it’s inception and a… Read More

The Rebel, Oronto Douglas: Memorial for a Friend  

A memorial to Oronto Douglas republished with permission from   By guest author Daphne Wysham April 23, 2015    If they knew him at all, the world knew Nigerian Oronto Douglas as the former attorney for the… Read More