Earth Minute: Mendocino Wood Pellet Production Plant

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Mendocino Wood Pellet Production Plant Several organizations have requested an immediate suspension of operations at the Mendocino Wood Pellet Production Plant in California, in light of threats to public health… Read More

In Reconsidering ‘Normalcy’ Genetically Engineered Trees Do Not Belong

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Moms Across America 10 July 2020 Theresa Church The global pandemic of Covid-19 has challenged the notion of business as usual and exposed a systemic crisis rooted in capitalism and the neoliberal economic model. The pandemic… 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

Public Statement Against The Extractivist Advance In Times Of Pandemic (Español y English)

Español abajo Public Statement CHILE: Against the extractivist advance in times of pandemic Since mid-March of this year, we have been in a very difficult situation, the health, economic and social crisis has hit various territories, but for… Read More

Earth Minute: Illegal Logging & Genocide During COVID-19

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement The Coronavirus is enabling a mass increase in logging globally, as criminal groups and illegal loggers take advantage of the disruptions associated with the pandemic. In the month of March, more than… Read More