Report: So-Called US War On Terror Has Displaced As Many As 59 Million People

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

The ongoing U.S. "war on terror" has forcibly displaced as many as 59 million people from just eight countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia since 2001, according to a new report published [...]

Climate Migrants Still Face ‘Immense Disaster’

By Alex Kirby, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 22 January, 2020 − If you are a climate migrant, how urgent is urgent? Slowing, or even stopping, the damage humans are doing to the physical world through profligate use of fossil fuels [...]

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 [...]

Over 9,000 Palestinians Displaced In A Decade Of West Bank Demolitions

By Natasha Roth-Rowland, 972mag.com -

Israeli authorities demolished over 6,000 Palestinian structures in the West Bank and East Jerusalem between 2010 and 2019, according to the United Nations. More than 9,000 Palestinians were [...]

We Can’t Obtain Immigration Justice In A World Of Borders And Nations

By Rebecca Centeno, Truthout.org -

We can’t reckon with the extreme inequalities and inherent injustices of immigration policy without an analysis of how borders, the state and capitalism function to create them. Current liberal [...]

Report: Climate Disasters Force 20 Million To Leave Their Homes, 200 Million Since 2008

By Staff, Oxfam.org -

Climate fuelled disasters were the number one driver of internal displacement over the last decade, forcing more than 20 million people a year – one person every two seconds - to leave their [...]

Puerto Rico’s “Redevelopment” Plan Is Displacing Low-Income Residents

By Erin Sheridan, Truthout.org -

We would need three years to tell the story, being optimistic,” says Mirta Colón Pellecier, sitting in the doorway of her Section 8 apartment on a hot afternoon in March. A light breeze flows [...]

Record 7 Million People Displaced By Extreme Weather Events In First Half Of 2019

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

In another sign of the climate crisis, a record seven million people were displaced from their homes by extreme weather events during the first half of 2019, The New York Times reported Thursday. [...]

Displacement Battles On Two Continents Show How We Can Reshape The Politics Of Housing

By Isaiah J. Pole, Thenextsystem.org -

Communities can do more than just put a Band-Aid on the problem of gentrification and displacement, and a panel of researchers who held a forum at the Democracy Collaborative’s offices in [...]

Targeting The Most Vulnerable: Children In Detention In The US And Palestine

By Alice Rothchild, Mondoweiss.net -

Americans are grappling with the incarceration of 10-year-olds and the concept of “tender age detention centers” while morally bankrupt politicians wring their bloodied hands. As courts begin to [...]

We Give Our Unconditional Support To A Humanitarian Zone For People Returning To Syria

By Staff, Colombiasupport.net -

Because of our painful experience of being displaced, returning, and being persecuted by our own State and Government, we feel deeply rooted solidarity with the proposal made by some Syrian [...]

In Yemen’s Hudaida, ‘The Sound Of Warplanes Never Ceases’

By Linah Alsaafin, Aljazeera.com -

As a Saudi and Emirati-led coalition continues launching air raids in the Yemeni port city of Hudaida, nearly 4,500 families have fled their homes in the front line districts amid rising fears of [...]

She Fought As Black Panther. Will Gentrification Force Her Out?

By Sam Levin, theguardian.com -

In America’s ‘hottest housing market’, one woman’s fight to keep her home has become a rallying cry against the displacement of communities of color. One by one, Frances Moore has watched friends [...]

Displaced Coal Miners Turn To Beekeeping

By Marlene Cimons, www.nexusmedianews.com -

By Marlene Cimons for Nexus Media - Mark Lilly, 59, grew up and still lives in West Virginia. He spent three decades as an insurance adjuster, often talking to people struggling through the [...]

People Displaced By Climate Change Could Reach 1 Billion By 2050

By Baher Kamal, www.towardfreedom.com -

By Baher Kamal for Think Progress - (IPS) – Imagine a world with as many as one billion people facing harsh climate change impacts resulting in devastating droughts and/or floods, extreme [...]

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