Listen-Discussions with David: Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle

David Rovics spends the hour talking with long-time organizers, founders of Global Justice Ecology Project, Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle. A wide-ranging discussion, they discuss the current historical moment as well as past historical moments, including the successful… Read More

14 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

US-MEXICO BORDER FACTORIES PRESSURED TO STAY OPEN DESPITE COVID-19 RISK (14 MAY 2020) The Guardian: When the coronavirus pandemic reached the Mexican border city of Mexicali, operations at first continued as normal at the US-owned factory where Sergio… Read More

11 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

SPILLS FROM OUTDATED SEWERS MAY CONTAMINATE DRINKING WATER WITH CORONAVIRUS, SAYS ENVIRONMENTAL WATCHDOG GROUP (7 MAY 2020) Truthout: In early April, as much of the East Coast continued to sink into COVID-19 crisis mode, a heavy storm dumped… Read More

8 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CLIMATE CHANGE: COULD THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS SPUR A GREEN RECOVERY? (6 MAY 2020) BBC: The Covid-19 lockdown has cut climate change emissions – for now. But some governments want to go further by harnessing their economic recovery plans… Read More

Earth Minute: Lessons From The 50th Anniversary Of Kent State

Photo courtesy of S. Brian Wilson   S. Brian Wilson is a U.S. American Vietnam veteran, peace activist, and trained attorney.     Monday, May 4th was the 50th Anniversary of the Kent State massacre, where National Guardsmen… Read More

5 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CORONAVIRUS NOTES #5: FSC AUSTRALIA’S SHAMEFUL ROLL IN PROMOTING LOGGING AS AN “ESSENTIAL SERVICE” (5 MAY 2020) REDD-Monitor: Australia suffered devastating fires between September 2019 and February 2020. About 7.4 million hectares of forest was burned, mainly in… Read More

Remembering May 4, 1970: 50 Years After the Kent State Massacre

Protest against the Kent State Massacre during the 1972 Republican National Convention.  Photo: photolangelle.org “… US History Still Churning in My Belly from 50 years ago – Viet Nam, Cambodia, Kent State, and Jackson State by S. Brian… Read More

30 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

BRAZIL TO WEAKEN ENVIRONMENTAL SAFEGUARDS AMID INCREASE IN DEFORESTATION (29 APRIL 2020) Unearthed: With attention focused on the escalating healthcare crisis in Brazil, the administration of Jair Bolsonaro is attempting to push through new rules which would weaken… Read More

27 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

AGRICULTURAL WORKERS HAVE STRUGGLED FOR DECADES. THEY NEED COVID-19 RELIEF NOW (23 APRIL 2020) Truthout: My grandfather, who was a dairy farmer all his life, cried when he dumped his milk. It’s downright painful to watch your hard… Read More