Vandana Shiva: The Great Reset Is ‘a Project of Extermination’

Jeremy Loffredo Vandana Shiva and Russell Brand dissect the Great Reset and the motives and psychology of the ruling elite. On the latest episode of Russell Brand’s “Under the Skin” podcast, Indian scholar, environmental activist and food sovereignty advocate, Vandana Shiva, explained how the economic plan known as the Great Reset is a “project of…

COP26: Success or Failure?

Yoselina Guevara The 26th United Nations Climate Conference (COP26), which ended in Glasgow on November 14, was described by its organizers as “a huge step forward” in the fight against climate change. The final agreement, reached after more than two weeks of negotiations and signed by almost 200 countries, explicitly mentions for the first time…

Indigenous People Take Over a Pipeline Station in the Peruvian Amazon

Peoples Dispatch Since October 4, more than 200 Indigenous people from the Peruvian Amazon have taken over a pipeline station to demand social and environmental support for the region. Photo: Petroperú The Indigenous people of the Loreto region in the Peruvian Amazon are demanding environmental remediation against numerous oil spills. They also seek infrastructure guaranteeing…

Marikana: The Struggle for Breath and Dignity

Bonile Bam 31 July 2021: Former mine employee Bongani Mpofu says life in Marikana is hard for its impoverished residents. (Photographs by Bonile Bam) The Marikana area in North West province may be rich in platinum group metals, but the profits from mining them do not benefit residents, who have little hope of improving their…

Argentina: Fracking is Killing Water and Land

Carlos Aznarez In recent days, fracking in the province of Neuquén has once again become a topic of discussion. Community members of the Mapuche people together with social organizations have carried out roadblocks and blockades, warning about the lack of water and its contamination. The protest is related to the green light given by the…

U.S. Military in Okinawa Devastates the Local Environment

Pat Elder Map: The red “X” shows “locations where firefighting water that contains organo-fluorine compound (PFAS) is believed to have flowed.” The spot marked with four characters above is “Tengan Pier.” [Source: ryukyushimpo.jp] On June 10, 2021, 2,400 liters of “firefighting water” containing PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) were accidentally released from the U.S. Army…

MST: Anti-Imperialist Day for the Environment

Fernanda Alcântara Photo: Eduardo Moura In a year when deforestation in the Amazon and the release of agrotoxins are the highest in the last ten years, there wasn’t much to celebrate on the Environment Day, last Saturday (June 5th). However, several popular movements and organizations took advantage of the date to denounce the policies of…

Brazil: The Impacts of Wildcat Mining for Women

Martha Raquel Illustration: The Struggle of Indigenous Women in Brazil – Fernando Bertolo Indigenous peoples live in distress, anguish, and fear due to the illegal activity and the risk of mercury contamination Illicit mining activity has daily impacts on indigenous peoples in Brazil. Invasions ushered by wildcat mining meddle and disrupt the dynamics and lives…

Evo Morales’ Earth Day Message

Kawsachun News President of Bolivia’s Movement Towards Socialism, Evo Morales, issued a message on the anniversary of the International Day of Mother Earth, a date recognized by the United Nations following a motion proposed by Bolivia during Evo’s presidency in 2009. The statement was read live on Radio Kawsachun Coca. In this message, Evo proposes…

Letter to World Leaders on the Occasion of the Leaders’ Summit on Climate

International People’s Assembly It is common knowledge that we are at a decisive moment for human survival and for the biodiversity of our planet. There is a serious environmental and public health crisis, caused by crimes committed continuously by the greed for profit. The research and scientific data are more and more evident, which you…