Vietnam Bans Import Of Glyphosate Herbicides After US Cancer Trial Verdict

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Vietnam has announced that it has banned the import of all glyphosate-based herbicides with immediate effect following the latest cancer trial verdict from San Francisco, in a move which has [...]

Standing Rock Medic Bus Is Now A Traveling Decolonized Pharmacy

By Mary Annette Pember, Yesmagazine.org -

There was something familiar and comforting about the bus. A crowd of people painted green vines and flowers on the exterior as it sat parked in a field near Frank’s Landing during the Indigenous [...]

Rural America Needs Medicare For All, And Fast

By Barb Kalbach, Otherwords.org -

We’ve got a rural health care emergency on the horizon. Rural hospitals are closing or teetering on the brink of closure at an alarming rate. More than a hundred have closed since 2005 and [...]

Alleged Vandals Meet With Douglass Statue Creators Through ‘Restorative Justice’ Program

By Tanner Jubenville, 13wham.com -

Rochester, N.Y. (13WHAM) - There was outcry in the community after a Frederick Douglass statue at the corner of Tracey and Alexander Streets was vandalized in December. But those behind the [...]

Dear World, Here’s How To Close Your U.S. Military Bases

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

If you live among the Other 96% — that portion of humanity that the U.S. government does not claim to represent, but where the U.S. military maintains some 1,000 major military bases, here are [...]

Marx And The Democratization Of Work

By Richard D. Wolff, Roarmagazine. -

Marx himself said and wrote little about the future beyond capitalism. He didn’t believe in future-gazing; no one could know how the world would evolve. Marx gave us some ideas of what might have [...]

Funding The Green New Deal Without Raising Taxes And Creating Massive Debt

By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt -

The US Green New Deal envisions funding with “a combination of the Federal Reserve [and] a new public bank or system of regional and specialized public banks,” which could include banks owned [...]

Victory! Boston Challenges Corporate Control Of Our Food System

By Alexa Kaczmarski, Corporateaccountability.org -

Boston has taken a critical step forward to rebuild our broken food system and advance food justice across the city. On March 20, the city became the first on the East Coast to adopt a city-wide [...]

Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace In Afghanistan And The World

By Dr. Hakim, Dissidentvoice.org -

“Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and [...]

Puerto Rico’s Demand For Independence More Alive Than Ever

By Nuria Barbosa León, En.granma.cu -

Puerto Rico’s demand for independence was reaffirmed by the patriot Oscar López Rivera recently, insisting that this is the inalterable demand of the island’s people. In statements to Granma [...]

Berkeley Sets The Bar For Municipal Support Of Worker Cooperatives

By Yassi Eskandari, Theselc.org -

Berkeley, CA -  Last month, Berkeley City Council unanimously adopted a set of recommendations provided by the Sustainable Economies Law Center (Law Center) and a coalition of worker coop members [...]

A Four-Day Working Week Is Within Our Grasp

By Eleanor Penny, Redpepper.org.uk -

Whenever the government fumbles around desperately for the story they can sell as success, they often reach for the following statistic: that since the Conservatives took power in 2010, [...]

Citizen Currencies Strengthen Agricultural Supply Chains

By Françoise Wautiez, Ripess.eu -

This is the third issue of the series we started in October, on the theme of “local currencies”, after a general presentation of the advantages and challenges of local currencies through the [...]

Web Inventor Urges Users To Seek ‘Complete Control’ Of Data

By Staff, Afp.com -

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on Monday slammed the increasing commodification of personal information and appealed for internet users to strive to maintain "complete control" of their [...]

The Benefit Of The Commons: Strategies For A Brighter Future

By Staff, Islesoftheleft.org -

Commons is about sharing resources, collaborating and making decisions together without a top-down dictate. There is a variety of definitions which delve into what and how should be shared. [...]