Steven Donziger Challenged A Corporate Polluter And Won, Now They’re Trying To Ruin Him

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

Texaco was the first oil company to drill in the Amazon. To maximize profits, and because they thought they could get away with it, they did not take any steps to protect local communities or the [...]

Regime Change And Climate Change: Connecting The Dots

By Popular Resistance. -

On May 23, Popular Resistance hosted the webinar: Regime Change And Climate Change: Connecting The Dots. The goal of the webinar was to deepen the understanding of the connections between US [...]

The Black Death Killed Feudalism. What Does COVID-19 Mean For Capitalism?

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus -

You pay little attention to the systems of your body — circulatory, digestive, pulmonary — unless something goes wrong. These automatic systems ordinarily go about their business, like unseen [...]

As Covid-19 Forces Emission Reductions, Media Offer Oil Industry Elegies

By Dorothee Benz, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Last week on April 22 the world marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Air pollution in the world’s major cities was down dramatically; for the first time in decades, the Himalayan [...]

US To Mobilize Military Reservists In ‘Anti-Drug’ Operation Against Venezuela

By Ricardo Vaz and Lucas Koerner, Venezuelanalysis. -

Mérida - US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Thursday activating armed forces reservists for an “anti-narcotics” mission in the Caribbean. “The Secretary of Defense is [...]

A Good Time To Abolish Pipelines

By David Swanson, -

A moment in which U.S. politicians are openly talking about the need to sacrifice lives to a disease in the name of profit may be a good moment for recognizing the evil motivations of the same [...]

Coronavirus Fallout Could Be The ‘Nail In The Coffin’ For Smaller Oil Companies

By Naveena Sadasivam, -

At the State of the Union in February, President Trump boasted that his administration’s deregulatory agenda had made the U.S. “energy independent.” It was a dubious claim at the time, but recent [...]

Grand Jury Refuses Felonies For Greenpeace Activists And Others Charged In Houston Oil Industry Protest

By Ryan Schleeter, -

Houston, Texas — Today, a grand jury refused to issue felony indictments against the Greenpeace USA activists and others charged following the peaceful protest on September 12, 2019 at the [...]

Extinction Rebellion Protesters Tie Themselves To Gigantic Oil Rig In Marlborough Sounds

By Staff, -

Extinction Rebellion protesters have tied themselves to a huge oil rig in the Marlborough Sounds to protest deep-sea oil drilling. Two members of the climate activism group boarded the 100-metre [...]

As Usual, Western Media Grossly Distort Syria’s Conflict

By Staff , -

Western news media are once again distorting the conflict in Syria with lopsided coverage this week, claiming to focus their concern on a humanitarian crisis in the northwest of the country. [...]

‘War In The Woods, Round Two:’ Amid Civil Unrest, Activists Gear Up For Bigger Battle Over Trans Mountain

By Jesse Snyder, -

OTTAWA — Recent protests and blockades are only the beginning of the civil disobedience that lies ahead as Ottawa pushes ahead with the controversial Trans Mountain expansion project, claims an [...]

Shut Down Canada Until It Solves Its War, Oil, And Genocide Problem

By David Swanson, -

Indigenous people in Canada are giving the world a demonstration of the power of nonviolent action. The justness of their cause — defending the land from those who would destroy it for short term [...]

After A Decade Of Fracking, Billions Of Dollars Lost And A Climate In Crisis

By Sharon Kelly, -

As 2020 begins, the impacts of climate change have become increasingly clear around the world. The new year started amid devastating wildfires, tied to the worst droughts Australia has [...]

The Refugee Industry & Australia’s Still Burning – Coal

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

Caged for seeking freedom – migrants and refugees in the land of the free. Next, zooming out on the global refugee industry – because yes, that too – is a booming business. Finally, global [...]