International Day of Peasants’ Struggles is April 17, 2018: La Via Campesina Calls for Coordination of Decentralised, United Action

For land and for life! Enough Free Trade Agreements, enough impunity!   This 17th April, on the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, La Via Campesina recalls the massacre of the 19 landless peasants, murdered by agribusiness (#AgroMata). United… Read More

Oil and Gas Industry’s 2017 Suing Spree Could Set Speech-Chilling Precedents

By Sharon Kelly Originally published by DeSmogBlog   In 2017, while the Trump administration absorbed media attention with its cries of “fake news,” the oil and gas industry was busy launching private legal actions across the U.S., attacking critics… Read More

Koalas Struggle With Highly Toxic, Low Moisture Eucalyptus Brought on by Climate Change

Counterpunch reports that koalas are suffering due to climate change, which has caused changes in their primary source of food, eucalyptus leaves. From the Counterpunch article: Now a new threat has been identified leaving them on the brink.  The… Read More

‘Mourning Day: Water is Life, Life is Struggle’ By Leonard Peltier

BY LEONARD PELTIER Via CounterPunch   Here we are again. This time the year is 2016. It has been more than 41 years since I last walked free and was able to see the sun rise and sit… Read More

The Dirty History of Corporate Greenwashing

Bruce Watson with the Guardian takes a look back at the evolution of greenwashing in a recent piece. He looks back to when the term emerged in the 1980s, and spotlights some of the biggest “hit” commercials offered… Read More

WATCH: Keep Nestlé Out of Oregon!

Via Food and Water Watch: After more than seven years fighting Nestlé’s efforts to build a water bottling facility in the Gorge, community activists are going to the ballot to protect their water! Food & Water Watch is… Read More

Black and Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

 In 2015, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance’s two prize winners are the Federation of Southern Cooperatives in the U.S., and the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras. The prizes will be presented in Des Moines on October 14, 2015. In… Read More