AVAAZ: The Globe’s Largest & Most Powerful Behavioral Change Network – Part I

Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer This series builds on Cory Morningstar’s previous writing and research tracking the connecting lines of networked hegemony that exist between the elite funded NGOs that dominate the non profit industrial complex. Here Morningstar sharpens her focus on key individuals involved in rebranding business-as-usual and a particular Fifth Avenue address to…

Criminal Organization Places 1 Million USD Bounty on FARC Leaders

As right-wing paramilitary violence rises, the lawyer for the FARC said that the bounty comes from wealthy people “previously linked to armed organization.” FARC-EP leader Rodrigo Londoño, or Timochenko (above), is among those who the lawyer said had a bounty on his head by a criminal organization. As Colombia’s largest left-wing guerilla group lays down…

Venezuela: The Fires of the Fascist Inquisition

*Larissa Costas Sins in the “service” of truth? In 1184, the Catholic Church created the Inquisition, an institution that sought to extirpate freedoms, especially those related to religious thought or faith. The Dominican friars Heinrich Kramer and Jacobus Sprenger,  created a manual of the Inquisition that became “a true bestseller” of its time,  reedited fourteen…

Understanding Feminism in the Peasant Struggle

La Vía Campesina “A really important part of being women in La Vía Campesina is to identify ourselves and our various struggles” emphasized speakers at the start of the V Women’s Assembly taking place in Basque Country on 17 and 18 July 2017. The peasant women highlighted various aspects of this identity, including women’s care…

Founding of the National Council of Indigenous Women of Colombia

“The launch of the National Council of Indigenous Women in Colombia. Indigenous women build peace in their sub-territories.” Representatives of several Colombian tribes gathered in Bogota on Monday to form the National Council of Indigenous Women of Colombia, Conamic, an organization formed to help Indigenous people have their voices heard. “We want to weave roads…