The History Of Industrial Agriculture And Its Impact

By Heather Gray, Justice Initiative International. -

Rashid wisely begins by sharing the history of the west’s conceptualization of “the way that we think about ourselves and our relation to the material world that exists around us.” He notes that [...]

Erica Garner, Daughter Of Eric Garner, Fighting For Life After Sustaining Brain Damage

By Kirsten West Savali, Theroot.com -

Updated Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, 4:55 p.m. EST: Erica Garner is still fighting for her life after suffering brain damage, following a heart attack over the holiday weekend. The activist remains [...]

Activists Disrupt Tax Vote In Final Show Of Defiance

By Daniel Marans, huffingtonpost.com -

WASHINGTON ― At least 63 activists were arrested Tuesday during protests of the Republican tax bill and how it could limit access to health care. Progressive activists disrupted the final [...]

Southwestern Lakes And Rivers Are Radioactive

By Jonathan P. Thompson -

During the uranium days of the West, more than a dozen mills — all with processing capacities at least ten times larger than the one at White Canyon — sat on the banks of the Colorado River and [...]

Less Wealth Divde: Happier, Healthier, Less Enviro Destruction

By Kate Harveston, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Kate Harveston for Mintpress News. Countries with lower rates of wealth disparity tend to have happier citizens and offer a better quality of life. A more nearly equal distribution of wealth [...]

Day 9 Of Countdown To Launch: Featuring Klee Benally

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Klee Benally is a Navajo (Diné) musician, artist, film producer and activist living in Flagstaff, Arizona. He has worked on numerous campaigns to protect sacred sites and [...]

Investigation Reveals Cannibalism, Hepatitis At Major Turkey Supplier

By Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec, therealnews.com -

By Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec for The Real News Network - On November 20, animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) released findings from a 9 month investigation into Norbest [...]

Newsletter – People Act Where US Fails On Climate

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The climate crisis is upon us. It seems that every report on climate conditions has one thing in common: things are worse than predicted. The World [...]

The Public Good: Reports From The Front Lines

By David Morris, www.ilsr.org -

By David Morris for ILSR - In 2010, Congress passed the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, a law championed by first lady Michelle Obama. Among other provisions, the law offers universal federally [...]

Coalition Of Water Protectors Call For Nestlé Boycott

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, -

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation. Mecosta, MI – Great Lakes water protector groups including U.S., Canadian, and Indigenous representatives united at the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

Flint Water Summit Participants Vow To End Nestlé’s Water Takings

By Dylan Penner, www.popularresistance.org -

By Dylan Penner for Council of Canadians. Flint, MI - Sixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

The Sickness Of American Healthcare

By Yves Smith, www.nakedcapitalism.com -

By Yves Smith for Naked Capitalism - The recent collapse of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act demonstrated that the GOP’s tireless obsessions—free market platitudes [...]

For Profit Insurers Fueling Opioid Epidemic

By Katie Thomas and Charles Ornstein, www.propublica.org -

By Katie Thomas for The New York Times and Charles Ornstein for ProPublica - At a time when the United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, many insurers are limiting access to pain [...]

Fukushima Plant Releasing 770,000 Tons Radioactive Water Into Ocean

By Dahr Jamail, www.truthout.org -

By Dahr Jamail for TruthOut. When Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a triple-core meltdown in March 2011 as the result of devastating earthquake, most people had no idea this was [...]

Solar & Wind Energy Save Lives, Billions Annually On Health Costs

By Akshat Rathi, www.qz.com -

By Akshat Rathi for Quartz - One of the biggest criticisms of the renewable-energy industry is that it has been propped up by government subsidies. There is no doubt that without government help, [...]