Earth Watch: Ruddy Turnstone On Florida Prisons & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of june11.noblogs.org Ruddy Turnstone is a community organizer working towards prison abolition and decarceration as a steering committee member of the COVID-19 Hotline for Incarcerated People (CHIP). Only a month old, the all-volunteer run hotline has documented almost… Read More

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief One Minute Video

GE Tree Protest, Charleston, SC (2006) Photo: Langelle/GJEP The COVID-19 pandemic requires community organizing and disaster response, despite the need for social distancing. Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is an organization that operates on the principles of solidarity, mutual… Read More

Earth Minute: DOJ Threat To Civil Liberties

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Earth Minute Transcript A March 21 article in politico raises alarms about a request to Congress by the Justice Department to “ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a… 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

David Buckel: Remembrance of a Life Sacrificed in Climate Action One Year Ago

“Here is a hope that giving a life might bring some attention to the need for expanded actions, and help others give a voice to our home, and Earth is heard.”–David Buckel David Buckel: LGBT rights lawyer and… Read More

Photos: Major intersection blocked by Extinction Rebellion Buffalo

Direct Action to Raise Awareness of the Climate Crisis and the Sixth Great Extinction Caption: Protester chanting, “Whose streets, our streets,” in front of vehicle. Extinction Rebellion Buffalo blocked intersection Buffalo’s Elmwood Village shopping district. photo: Langelle By… Read More

WATCH: Direct Action is the Antidote to Despair

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Ann Petermann spoke at the Global Climate Convergence in New York City on Sept. 19, 2014. Petermann presented at the opening plenary session and hosted a joint workshop with Dr. Rachel Smolker,… Read More

Forests, Climate and Communities Need System Change Not Offsets

A Response from Global Justice Ecology Project to the “Stand4Forests” Platform & a Call for Further Debate   The Dogwood Alliance is currently circulating a sign-on letter called “Stand4Forests.” [1] It is a platform which emphasizes U.S. forest protection as… Read More

West Virginia: Retired Schoolteacher Blockades Mountain Valley Pipeline

Via Earth First! Newswire [Monroe County, WV] — On Tuesday, July 31st, a West Virginia grandmother halted construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) by blockading herself in a 1971 Ford Pinto elevated off the ground at a pipeline… Read More