Indigenous Women Lead Land Struggle Against Wealthiest People In The US

By The Red Nation. -

While the United States shudders in the shambles of another election year, whether from a collective sigh of relief or fear of what’s to come, a different system of governance blooms in a swath [...]

Groups Call For Federal Investigation Of City Over Toxic Industry

By Brett Chase, Chicago Sun Times. -

The city of Chicago’s role helping General Iron move from affluent white Lincoln Park to a majority-Latino Southeast Side neighborhood to make way for the Lincoln Yards redevelopment violated [...]

How Government And Private Industry Let The Main Street Of A Black Neighborhood Crumble

By Tony Briscoe, Haru Coryne, and Mick Dumke, Pro Publica. -

Growing up in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood in the 1960s, Annette Britton spent a lot of time on Madison Street. She picked up produce for her mother at N&S Certified Food Mart, [...]

County Must Stop Development Of Moses African Cemetery

By Catarina Ieronimo, The Diamondback. -

As someone who grew up in Montgomery County, I’ve heard and seen countless declarations from acquaintances, teachers and government officials that the county is incredibly progressive when it [...]

Police Use Violence Against Land Defenders At Land Back Lane

By Christopher Curtis, Ricochet Media. -

Six Nations, Ontario - An argument between police and land defenders erupted in violence Thursday when officers tried to arrest someone outside a protest camp on Haudenosaunee [...]

Solidarity Across Species

By Astra Taylor and Sunaura Taylor, Dissent Magazine. -

We are animals. While human beings often repress this basic fact, the novel coronavirus has revealed our connection to and dependence on the well-being of other creatures. In various ways, our [...]

New Documentary By David Attenborough, ‘Extinction: The Facts’

By Julia P. G. Jones, The Conversation. -

We have learned so much about nature from David Attenborough’s documentaries over the past seven decades. In a new BBC film he lays bare just how perilous the state of that nature really is, why [...]

People Are Protesting The Desecration Of A Historic Black Cemetery

By Kristina Gaddy, Washington City Paper. -

This summer, on an industrial and commercial section of River Road near the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, you can regularly find area musician Brian Farrow in the roadway playing “Potter’s [...]

Self-Storage Removes Evidence From Cemetery And Denies Archeologist Access

By the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Bethesda, MD -- Over 100 dump trucks removed hundreds of cubic feet of soil containing evidence of burials in Moses Cemetery from the disputed site along River Road. Photographs were taken of [...]

A Community Fights The County To Show Black Ancestor’s Lives Matter

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG co-hosts Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese interviewed Dr. Marsha Coleman Adebayo of the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition about the struggle in her community to reclaim an [...]

How An African Cemetery Under A Parking Lot Galvanized A Community To Fight White Supremacy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States still has a long way to go to come to terms with its history of being founded on genocide and slavery. In recent years, we have heard about efforts to take down monuments to [...]

Battle Of The Ages To Stop Eurasian Integration

ByPepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

Coming decade could see the US take on Russia, China and Iran over the New Silk Road connection. The Raging Twenties started with a bang with the targeted assassination of Iran’s General Qasem [...]

De Blasio Rejects Community’s Plan For Bushwick Rezoning

By Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist.com -

Mayor Bill de Blasio has rejected a community-driven rezoning proposal for Bushwick, dealing a significant blow to local residents who spent years drafting a blueprint aimed at addressing [...]

Governor Orders Mauna Kea Stand Down

By Aliyah Chavez, Newsmaven.io -

The Thirty Meter Telescope will not be built atop Mauna Kea at this time. Hawai'i Governor David Ige announced in an internal memo this morning that law enforcement personnel will be leaving the [...]

Green Steel

By Charlotte King, Ipsnews.net -

BEIJING, China, Nov 21 2019 (IPS) - How Indonesian craftsmanship is undergoing a revival at the world’s first ‘bamboo university’. It’s fast-growing, flexible and strong. Standing underneath a [...]