Video: Chile’s blinded protesters seek justice after Covid lockdown

10 December 2019 (Santiago) – On the international day of human rights, protesters in Chile held a march commemorating the then 350+ eyes lost to the violence of the Carabineros during the days of the Chile uprising. When… Read More

The Guardian: Chile police using Covid-19 quarantine as pretext to crush protest, activists say

Photo: Langelle Photography Demonstrations over hunger by people thrown out of work by the pandemic have been met with violent repression The Guardian 26 Aug 2020 Charis McGowan in Santiago and Naomi Larsson Violeta Delgado was at a protest… Read More

August Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Water cannons chase crowd. A caustic liquid was mixed with the water to irritate the skin and lungs. Water cannons were strategically used to target street medics and the Red Cross. Photo: Langelle Global Justice Ecology Project August… Read More

¡Buen Vivir! Gallery to Close, but Live Virtual Opening of “Chile: Peoples’ Uprising” Scheduled

Santiago de Chile: Water cannons chase crowd. A caustic liquid was mixed with the water to irritate the skin and lungs. Water cannons were strategically used to target street medics and the Red Cross. Photo: Langelle/GJEP For Immediate… Read More

15 June 2020 Weekly Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

HOSPITAL’S COVID-19 POLICY SEPARATED NATIVE AMERICAN MOTHERS FROM THEIR NEWBORNS (14 JUNE 2020) Truthout: Albuquerque, New Mexico — A prominent women’s hospital here has separated some Native American women from their newly born babies, the result of a… Read More

From Chile to Minneapolis: Police Use of ‘Less than Lethal’ Weapons Criticized /y Español: Desde Chile a Minneapolis

Image: Santiago Chile- On International Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2019 people in Chile protested the 400+ eyes lost to the Carabineros de Chile (National Police) during the days of uprising in Chile. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Imagen: Santiago de Chile- Día… Read More

Earth Minute: Racism & Environmental Devastation in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

(Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples demand demarcation of their territories to give them legal rights over the land. Photo: courtesy Amazon Watch) Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Racism & Environmental Devastation in Bolsonaro’s Brazil As people across… Read More

8 June 2020 Weekly Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

WE OFTEN ACCUSE THE RIGHT OF DISTORTING SCIENCE. BUT THE LEFT CHANGED THE CORONAVIRUS NARRATIVE OVERNIGHT (8 JUNE 2020) The Guardian: Racism is a health crisis. But poverty is too – yet progressives blithely accepted the costs of… Read More

1 June 2020 Weekly Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

FEARS GROW OF US CORONAVIRUS SURGE FROM GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS (31 MAY 2020) The Guardian: Governors, mayors and public health officials across the US are raising fears of a surge in coronavirus cases arising from escalating protests over… Read More

Earth Watch: Amy Kober On Water Contamination & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of American Rivers Amy Kober is the Vice President for Communications at American Rivers, a national river conservation organization. She has led successful communications campaigns for high-profile river restoration, protection and clean water priorities, and directs… Read More