Petition for Release of Spain’s Political Prisoners and Fair Elections in Catalonia

Catalonia is an autonomous community of Spain that held an independence referendum on the 1st of October, despite being ruled illegal by the Spanish courts. Four weeks later, Catalonia unilaterally declared independence from Spain. The following petition demands… Read More

Increase in World Hunger Fueled by Conflict, Climate Change

Originally published at CommonDreams.org   Armed conflicts and climate change are key factors being blamed for a rise in worldwide hunger—the first in over a decade, according to a new United Nations report. Malnutrition and food insecurity affected 815 million… Read More

Berta Caceres Lives! Rally Today in Manhattan

Today, March 8th is International Women’s Day. We celebrate the memory of Berta Caceres, a woman who dedicated her life to the people and land of Honduras. Caceres was murdered last week, with TreeHugger reporting the following: Unfortunately,… Read More

During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits

 By Steve Horn  Just over a week before the U.S. signed the Paris climate agreement at the conclusion of the COP21 United Nations summit, President Barack Obama signed a bill into law with a provision that expedites permitting… Read More

A Victory for President Obama and a Defeat for the Planet

Counterpunch.org recently published Eric Mann’s piece titled, “The Paris Climate Talks: a Victory for President Obama, a Defeat for the Planet and a Challenge to the Climate Justice Movement.” Mann’s organization, the Labor/Community Strategy Center, came to Paris… Read More

Earth Watch: Tetet Maria Theresa Nera-Lauron of the Peoples Movement on Climate Change

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show continued its daily coverage of the COP 21 UN Summit on the climate on Dec. 9. The featured guest was Tetet Maria Theresa Nera-Lauron of the Peoples Movement on Climate Change and IBON International. She… Read More

ART ACTIVISTS STAGE MASS TAKEOVER OF PARIS ADVERTISING TO CHALLENGE CORPORATE INFLUENCE IN CLIMATE TALKS

As reported by Art Not Oil, “over 600 artworks critiquing the corporate takeover of the COP21 climate talks were installed in advertising spaces across Paris (Nov. 18) – ahead of the United Nations summit.” Amidst the French state of… Read More