Is It Time To Create A UN Political Body For Climate Change?

By Thalif Deen, IPS News. -

United nations  - As a wisecracking cynic once remarked: “The sun would never set on the British empire because God wouldn’t trust an Englishman in the dark“. Perhaps it was an uncharitable [...]

Military Should Return Hawaii Lands

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

The 65-year leases of 30,000 acres of Hawaii state land by the U.S. military are ending in 2029. The state of Hawaii should not re-lease these lands no matter what the amount the U.S. military [...]

All Health Is Public Health

By Tinashe Goronga, Dana Brown and Siddhartha Mehta, Progressive International. -

For decades, we have been sold a myth of private health. It is a myth that our health is largely a product of individual choices and personal responsibilities. It is a myth that our healthcare is [...]

Why Calling Israel An Apartheid State Is Not Enough

By Lana Tatour,  Middle East Eye. -

B’Tselem, a leading human rights group in Israel, recently released a report concluding that Israel is an apartheid state, with a regime of Jewish supremacy stretching from the Jordan River to [...]

Decolonizing Thanksgiving And Supporting Indigenous Peoples

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This week, as some people in the United States celebrated the mythical 'Thanksgiving' dinner, Indigenous Peoples held a National Day of Mourning and continued their resistance to defend the land [...]

One Of The Best Climate Solutions Is Giving Indigenous People Their Land Back

By Eric Holthaus, The Phoenix. -

The work of our time is both slow and fast, rapidly transforming human society in the short and long term simultaneously. That can’t happen without re-examining our relationships with each other [...]

Statues In The US and Around The World Are Being Beheaded And Torn Down

By Teacher Poet Musician Glen Brown. -

“Monuments and statues in the US and around the world that are dedicated to controversial historical figures with legacies of slavery and racism have become the target of demonstrations during [...]

A Guide To Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

By Taylor Payer, BGD Blog. -

Has your city recently abolished Columbus Day and adopted Indigenous Peoples Day? Are you looking for some ways to celebrate the holiday? While I am not usually in the business of educating folks [...]

Goodbye Columbus – Hello Indigenous Peoples Day

By Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan, Democracy Now. -

Indigenous Peoples Day is increasingly being celebrated across the U.S. in place of Christopher Columbus Day, as the myth of Columbus as beneficent discoverer is debunked and as the critical role [...]

People’s Mobilization Unites For People And Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The People's Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet is two weeks away. The "People's Mobe" will be held from September 20 to 23 in New York City during the United Nations [...]