Enemies Of The State: Three Eco-Defenders Killed, Countless Criminalized Each Week

By Staff, Globalwitness.org -

Calls to protect the planet are growing louder – but around the world, those defending their land and our environment are being silenced. More than three such people were murdered on average [...]

The 9-Percent Lie: Why Are The USDA And EPA Hiding The Fact That Half Of All US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Industrial Food, Farming And Land Use?

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great [...]

Indigenous Food Security Is Dependent On Food Sovereignty

By Andy Murphy, Civileats.com -

New research shows that hunting, fishing, and foraging for traditional Native foods help nourish tribal members—but first they need access to their ancestral lands. Several times a year, the [...]

Indigenous Resistance As Re-occupation Of Land At The Forefront Of Climate Justice

By Litsa Chatzivasileiou, Dissidentvoice.org -

I write as a settler on this land. I am not speaking on behalf of Aboriginal people but rather as an unconditional ally to their struggles. I will specifically address Indigenous resistance in [...]

Bureau Of Land Mg’t Gives Big Oil Permits To Drill Chaco Canyon, Ignores Courts

By Carmen Gucwa, Nationofchange.org -

Last month, Indigenous and environmental activists won a crucial court victory against the Bureau of Land Management  after tirelessly waging a years-long fight for the preservation of Chaco [...]

The Federation Of Southern Cooperatives: Economic Justice Through Cooperative Development

By Staff, Sharedcapital.coop -

How many co-ops can claim they were founded directly out of the Civil Rights movement? Or that they prevented a crisis predicted by government statisticians? The Federation of Southern [...]

The United Tent Cities Of America

By David Rovics, Dissidentvoice.org -

I viscerally remember a particular protest I participated in with Portland Tenants United that involved using tents as a symbol of the impending homelessness that will result if the landlords [...]

Mexico: Indigenous Demand Demilitarization Of Zapatista’s Lands

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A "Global Action" is being carried out in defense of Mexican indigenous peoples' right to land, territory and autonomy. International networks supporting the Indigenous Council of Government [...]

Unist’ot’en/Wet’suwet’en Frontline Solidarity Request

By Staff, Earthfirstjournal.org -

The Unist’ot’en are counting on supporters to mobilize in a big way for the next step in our legal battle. From June 11-14, the BC Supreme Court will rule on the interim injunction. It will [...]

Populist Alliances Of ‘Cowboys And Indians’ Are Protecting Rural Lands

By Zoltan Grossman, Theconversation.com -

The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And conventional wisdom suggests that those Americans are largely conservative [...]

Indigenous Leaders Decry Colombia’s Deadly Crackdown On Land Protesters

By Taran Volckhausen, News.mongabay.com -

One person has reportedly died and another was injured after police in Colombia cracked down on a protest by indigenous groups demanding a meeting with the country’s president over land rights. [...]

Judge Rules Trump Administration Violated Law By Opening Public Lands To Coal Leasing

By Rebecca Bowe, Earthjustice.org -

For Earthjustice attorney Jenny Harbine, three tense days in the battle against coal kicked off on a Monday morning, while she was in the middle of packing a suitcase. She was preparing to fly [...]

A Referendum To Expropriate Apartments From Big Landlords In Berlin

By Staff, Economist.com -

Sarah-lena knust, a mild-mannered young pr consultant, is an unlikely radical. But finding a place to live in Germany’s booming capital tests the hardiest soul. Since moving to Berlin last year [...]

Landmark Climate Victory: Federal Court Rejects Sale Of Public Lands For Fracking

By Staff, Westernlaw.org -

In a landmark victory for climate, health, and public lands, a federal judge late yesterday rejected the sale of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 [...]

Native American View Of The Grand Canyon’s Centennial Celebration

By Staff, Asunow.asu.edu -

Most people view the Grand Canyon as a place of recreation; they go there to sightsee, hike, raft and camp. But the people who have lived there for millennia see it differently. Native Americans [...]