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 [...]

Poor Neighborhoods Need More Than ‘Investment’

By Amadi Anene, Otherwords.org -

Where some of us see distressed neighborhoods — where families endure poverty and homes fall into disrepair — others see dollar signs. In fact, the Trump administration now brands them [...]

Israel Destroyed Record Number Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem In 2019

By Yumna Patel, Mondoweiss.net -

Israel has demolished a record number of homes in occupied East Jerusalem in 2019, the most in the past 15 years, Israeli rights group B’Tselem reported on Thursday. More than 140 Palestinian [...]

Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A close up look at the epicenter of the nation's affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to [...]

Hong Kong Shows China Must Abandon Its Property Model

By Martin Choi, Scmp.com -

The southern city of Shenzhen, now a blueprint for China’s urban development, should abandon the Hong Kong property model it borrowed decades ago, warned the country’s “godfather of real estate”. [...]

Protectors Of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science

By Julianne Tveten, Fair.org -

Thousands of Native Hawaiians and their supporters have been congregating since July 15 at the base of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and mountain on the island of Hawaii. Known in Hawaiian as [...]