COVID19 Analysis

COVID-19: Underlying Causes, Human Rights Abuses and Ecological Destruction We created this page as a place to explore the underlying causes of the COVID-19 crisis: destruction of world’s forests, industrial agriculture, not learning from past pandemics and ignoring… Read More

COVID-19: The Global Repercussions of Neoliberalism

Photo: Langelle/GJEP See all of our COVID-19 coverage This is a Global Pandemic – Let’s Treat it as Such Verso 27 Mar 2020 Adam Hanieh In the face of the COVID-19 tsunami, our lives are changing in ways… Read More

COP25: Perpetuating Impunity for Human Rights Violations

Santiago, Chile.  On International Human Rights Day: tear gas canister flies through the air.  A canister like this struck a 15 year old girl in the demonstration and sent her to the hospital for surgery. She was in… Read More

Statement from the Cumbre de Los Pueblos in Santiago: Save the Earth – Change the System! “SALVEMOS LA TIERRA, CAMBIEMOS EL SISTEMA”

2019 PEOPLES’ SUMMIT DECLARATION Para la declaración en español, ver abajo Over December 2-7, 2019, hundreds of organizations, men, women, indigenous and afro-descendant peoples, migrant communities, peasants, workers, youth, girls and boys from Chile, Latin America and the… Read More

Photo Essay: The Global Climate March – Santiago, Chile Style

A jubilant crowd as red flares, fires and lasers light up Plaza de la Dignidad, also known as Plaza Italia Note from Orin Langelle: The afternoon started as a march. It progressed into what seemed like a street… Read More

Photos: Cumbre de Los Pueblos–People’s Summit Against Neoliberalism and for a Plurinational Chile

Peoples Summit 2019 Monday 2 to Saturday 7 December, University of Santiago de Chile Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch attended and presented at this important event, planned when the COP25 UN Climate Summit was still scheduled to… Read More

Chilean People Rise Up: No More Neoliberalism and Dictatorship Laws!

Caption: Industrial tree plantations of pine and eucalytpus, developed on land given away to timber companies under the Pinochet dictatorship, caught fire in 2017.  Combined with climate change-induced drought and heatwaves, these fires were the worst in Chile’s… Read More

Sympathy for the Devil: Thoughts on the New Nomination to Lead the World Bank

Cecelia Rodriguez, then the US Representative for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) in Chiapas, Mexico, speaks out against the World Bank in 1995 on the 50th Anniversary of their formation.  Photolangelle.org Sympathy for the Devil Posted… Read More

Carbon Capture: A Propaganda Tool to Let Consumers Rationalize Overconsumption

Richard Smith is an economic historian who has written extensively on capitalism and the environment for academic and Left journals. His book Green Capitalism: the God That Failed (WEA Books) was published in 2015 and his China’s Engine of Ecological Apocalypse… Read More