Brazil’s Next President Jair Bolsonaro: More Dangerous Than Trump

The many reasons why Bolsonarismo stands alone when compared to its global far-right peers. By ALEX HOCHULI Via CommonDreams.org The election of neo-fascist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is raising fears that Brazil could be the latest country hit… Read More

Remembering Che Guevara: PhotoLangelle.org Photo of the Month

Men and images of Ernesto “Che” Guevara at the 2009 World Social Forum held in Brazil in Belém. Belém is the capital of the state of Pará, a port city and gateway to Brazil’s lower Amazon region. photo:… Read More

After Pruitt, Trump Has Another Loyal Industry Servant Primed for EPA Boss

By Sharon Lerner Originally published by The Intercept   WHAT FINALLY PUSHED Scott Pruitt over the edge? Was it the woman with the baby who let him have it in a fast food restaurant? Or his use of Environmental Protection Agency staff to… Read More

‘Time for Tepid Market Schemes and Corporate-friendly Clean Energy Baby Steps is Over’

With a new government report projecting that America’s carbon footprint is on pace to be slightly larger in 2050 than it is now—a prediction that partially takes into account President Donald Trump’s attack on environmental regulations—green groups are arguing that only a… Read More

LISTEN: President Trump’s Executive Order to Expand Offshore Drilling

Global Justice Ecology Project executive director Anne Petermann was featured this week on the Sojourner Truth Show with her regular Earth Minute segment, discussing President Donald Trump’s executive order to expand offshore drilling. The Sojourner Truth show airs… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Watch Guest Tabitha Tripp of Heartwood

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Tabitha Tripp, an advocate for public lands opposed to mismanagement and industrialization of state and public forests. She is currently on the Board of SAFE, (Southern… Read More

Trump Won’t Drain The Swamp or Protect our Water

Washington, DC — The Trump effort to slash the scope of Clean Water Act protections is unprecedented, underhanded, and unsupported by a factual record, according to public comments filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The… Read More

Tribe: Trump’s ‘Utterly Alarming’ DAPL Order Would Violate Law

Originally published at CommonDreams.org:   The Standing Rock Sioux has responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order to push through the long-contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), calling the memorandum “utterly alarming” and warning that following through with it… Read More

LISTEN: PEER’S Jeff Ruch on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show was PEER executive director Jeff Ruch. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals. Ruch and show host… Read More

Demand a Stop to Attacks on Women and Wildlife

Via Center for Biological Diversity Donald Trump’s first executive action after the historic Women’s March was to reinstate the global gag rule, restricting access to reproductive healthcare and putting women’s lives at risk. This response to the millions… Read More