Exclusive New Video From Greenpeace Reveals Massive Deforestation In Indonesia

By Staff, Ecowatch.com -

A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed. Satellite analysis suggests [...]

James Cone’s Gospel Of The Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized And Despised

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

“The Cross and the Lynching Tree are separated by nearly two thousand years,” James Cone writes in his new book, “The Cross and the Lynching Tree.” “One is the universal symbol of the Christian [...]

The Tree Sitters: Activists Have Halted Pipeline Construction

By Mason Adams, Blueridgeoutdoors.com -

You can find Red by the campfire smoke and bright yellow crime-scene tape. Red is a 61-year-old Virginia mountain woman who since April 2 has been living in a tree inside the white-and-blue-taped [...]

Our Journey

By Steve Gloss, Globaljusticecenter.org -

Let me address three issues. First I'm going to encapsulate the nature of the problem we face and why I believe each of us can contribute to its solution. Second I am going to talk about the [...]

Hawaii Could Become The First State To Ban Chlorpyrifos

By Will Caron, Hawaiiindependent.net -

A bill that would put in place several different regulations on industrial agricultural restricted pesticide use has passed it’s biggest hurdle on the way to becoming a groundbreaking law. [...]

Social Security Protests In Nicaragua? Hold On A Second…

By Jake Johnston, Cepr.net -

For more than a week, Nicaragua was convulsed in protests that were met with heavy-handed repression that has reportedly left at least 30 dead. Tear gas. Rubber bullets. Live ammunition. [...]

Second Wave Of Arab Revolutions ‘Inevitable’, Experts Say

By Ali Younes, Aljazeera.com -

Doha, Qatar - Eight years after the so-called Arab Spring, the region is facing the prospect of another phase of revolts due to pressing financial, urbanisation and unemployment challenges, [...]

Israel: Arms Embargo Needed As Military Unlawfully Kills And Maims Gaza Protesters

By Staff, Amnesty.org -

Israel is carrying out a murderous assault against protesting Palestinians, with its armed forces killing and maiming demonstrators who pose no imminent threat to them, Amnesty International [...]

Why Are Palestinians Protesting In Gaza?

By Mike Merryman-Lotze, Otherwords.org -

Once again, the Israeli military has turned its guns on Gaza — this time on unarmed protestors, in a series of shootings over the last few weeks. Gaza’s already under-resourced hospitals are [...]

May Day Is For Salvation

By Joseph M. Cachia, www.PopularResistance.org -

Many of us never learned in school that May Day, the most widely celebrated holiday in the world, was born in the USA. On May 1, 1886, Americans across the land left their jobs to go on strike [...]

Mattis: US To Expand Role In Syria

By Staff, RT -

In his testimony, Mattis maintained that the US was not stepping in to take sides in the ongoing Syrian civil war. “No military solution is possible in the Syrian civil war,” Mattis said. “We [...]

Inside the Growing Appalachian Anti-Pipeline Movement

ByStaff for It's Going Down -

In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with several people involved at the Three Sisters encampment in Virginia fighting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the tree-sit at the Little [...]

The Time is Now for Universal Jurisdiction

By Inder Comar for his blog   -

The time is right to revive the concept of “universal jurisdiction” — the idea that a person, whatever their nationality, can be called to account before the court of any civilized country for [...]

Arizona Teachers Are On the Largest Strike in State History, Here

By Sarah Lahm, In These Times -

Over 800,000 students in both traditional public schools and charter schools and are expected to be impacted by the walkout, as their schools will likely be closed until an agreement over pay and [...]

The West Closes Its Ears to Douma Testimony

By Jonathan Cook from his website -

The response from the US, UK and France to a briefing on Thursday at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in the Hague was perverse, to say the least. Russia had [...]