Nature’s Own Fuel Could Save Us From Greenhouse Effect

By Ellen Brown, Scheer Post. -

In an effort to fill that vacuum, a recent initiative in California is exploring different hemp varieties and growing techniques, in the first extensive growing trials for hemp fiber and grain in [...]

Memo To Biden Administration: Less Talk, More Action

By Kolby KickingWoman, Indian Country Today. -

The climate change crisis and missing and murdered Indigenous epidemic are inextricably linked, with added negative impact from extractive industries. On top of that, the federal government has [...]

How Ben & Jerry’s Exposed Israel’s Anti-BDS Strategy

By Ramzy Baroud, Mondoweiss. -

For years, the Israeli government has viewed the boycott movement as a real, tangible threat. Some Israeli officials went as far as perceiving the ‘delegitimization’ resulting from the boycott [...]

Venezuela’s Resistance Reduces Washington’s Pressure

By Luis Hernández Navarro, Resumen English. -

The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, has dedicated the last four years of his life to weather the worst diplomatic crisis his country has suffered in decades. During that time he has [...]

Coal Miners Hit Streets Of NYC To Protest Corporate Greed

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News. -

Faced with intransigence from the company and increasing hostility on the picket line, a caravan of striking miners and their supporters came back to New York City to voice their demands and hold [...]

The Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Work-In At 50

By Conrad Landin, Tribune Magazine. -

Clydebank was described as a ‘town in mourning’. On 29 July 1971, thousands of shipyard workers from across the Upper Clyde heard confirmation they would lose their jobs. The ‘work-in’ that [...]

Democrats Let US Eviction Moratorium Expire

By Trévon Austin, WSWS. -

The Biden administration announced Thursday that it would allow the nationwide ban on evictions to expire on Saturday declaring that it was up to Congress, with just two days to go, to extend the [...]

Defund The Police Groups, Atlanta Officials Are Still Miles Apart

By Anjali Huynh, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. -

City Council meetings were dominated by residents’ and civil rights activists’ calls for police accountability. A year later, these activists say their relationships with City Council remain [...]

Climate Campaigners Hold ‘Tug-Of-War’ In Front Of Leinster House

By Kayle Crosson and Sam Starkey, Green News. -

Protesters gathered before the Dail today and staged a “tug-of-war” to highlight fracked gas imports and the climate implications of data centres. Members of Extinction Rebellion Ireland dressed [...]

Biden Needs To Grant Clemency To People On Home Confinement

By Scott Roberts, The Root. -

President Biden campaigned on the promise to cut the prison population by half and end racialized mass incarceration. However, if he doesn’t grant clemency for those on home confinement, he’ll be [...]

Racism Is Magnifying The Deadly Impact Of Rising City Heat

By Alexandra Witze, Nature. -

To help reduce the risk of heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses, urban planners, meteorologists, climate experts and other scientists are working to identify the most vulnerable [...]

The Great Contest Of Our Time Is between Humanity And Imperialism

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

"The US does not ‘stand firmly with the people of Cuba’. In fact, the US stands on the neck of the Cuban people. This is clear to the 184 member states of the UN that voted on 23 June to send a [...]

Craig Murray Will Surrender Himself For Prison

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

In the case against former United Kingdom diplomat-turned whistleblower Craig Murray, the UK supreme court refused to hear Murray’s appeal. He will now surrender himself to police for an [...]

The Price Of Conscience

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

The Justice Department coerced Hale, who was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012, on March 31 to plead guilty to one count of violating the Espionage Act, a law passed in 1917 designed to prosecute [...]