Report: 87 Companies Control World Agricultural Production

Brazilian version of Agrifood Atlas provides a comprehensive picture of the agriculture industry in Brazil and the world Rute Pina, Brasil de Fato Eighty-seven corporations alone, based in 30 countries, control the entire world’s agribusiness supply chain. This includes beverage and meat-packing giants, such as Coca-Cola, AmBev, JBS, and Unilever, but also technology companies such…

The Niger Delta in Nigeria: Another Example of Africa on Fire

A-APRP The Niger Delta is a region in the West African country of Nigeria that is known mostly for its vast oil reserves. Like most of Africa, not much more is known about the Niger Delta by most people in the world, particularly those in the West. Equally obscured is the reality that also like…

Prior Consultation and Ideological Kidnapping at the Hands of the Honduran State

OFRANEH Translation by Internationalist 360° After more than two decades since ILO Convention 169 was ratified and a decade after the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples was approved, the State of Honduras is imposing a Law of Prior Consultation for indigenous peoples with which allegedly seeks to “comply” with the commitments made, while dismantling…

Only ‘Collective Intelligence’ Can Help Us Stave Off An Uninhabitable Planet

Nafeez Ahmed The world faces an unprecedented convergence of crises. The ecological crisis, which points to a near uninhabitable planet by end of century if business-as-usual continues, is perhaps its most apocalyptic dimension. But the ecological crisis is intimately bound up with the business-as-usual political, economic, and cultural structures of industrial civilization-as-we-know it. The crisis…

Scientists Warn ‘Earth Could Enter Permanent ‘Hothouse’ State’

A group of scientists has warned the world’s governments about the increasing threat of greenhouse gases and said if changes are not made the planet will enter a permanent “hothouse” state. Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene In a study published in the multidisciplinary scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…