Gold and Misery in Colombia: The Sad Case of Segovia

Prensa Rural Translated by FARC-EP Segovia is a municipality of Colombia, located in the Northeast subregion of Antioquia department. It limits towards the north with the municipalities of Zaragoza and El Bagre, on the east by the department of Bolivar, to the south with the municipality of Remedios, and on the west with the municipalities…

The Revolution Will Not be Subsidized: The Absurd Failure of the Left

An Interview with Cory Morningstar LePartage July 8, 2016 Wrong Kind of Green LePartage: We recently interviewed Cory Morningstar, a Canadian investigative journalist specializing in ecology and politics. Her outstanding work is available online freely, on her website (in English) . We published two articles on our site, namely 350.org, AVAAZ and the World March…

Chiapas: Escalation of Violence Against Communities Adherent to the Sixth

By Aldo Santiago Subversiones The space for coordination and struggle Dignified Seed (Semilla Digna) of the Peoples of Chiapas, brings together some of the communities, families and groups of adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle of the EZLN. Formed by the community of San Francisco, the organized family El Chivero (Teopisca), the organized families of San…

Ye’kwana, Sanema and Pemon Peoples’ Declaration Against Orinoco Mining Belt

Kuyujani Organization This declaration was written by the legitimate authorities of the 49 Ye’kwana and Sanema communities participating in the Kuyujani Organization’s 20th Ordinary General Assembly. KUYUJANI is an Indigenous community based organization composed of ancestral indigenous peoples, whom agreed to this declaration during this plenary session in light of the following considerations [regarding the…

Ecocide and Genocide in the Niger Delta

The majority of refugees come from war and conflict zones, illegitimate states, areas of natural disasters and economically weak countries. In many cases, companies from the West destroy people’s livelihoods by acting ruthlessly. In Nigeria, the oil extraction and production has devastating consequences for the people living in the Niger Delta. But the Geneva Convention on…

Nicaragua: Paris Agreement Negates Sustainable Development

The current energy crisis in Venezuela is a direct result of Climate Change as are the widespread floods in Argentina and Uruguay. By Tortilla con Sal The same countries that accumulated their current massive financial and economic advantage through centuries of genocide, slavery and environmental destruction are now leveraging that global advantage though abuse and…

Nicaragua Resists Climate Imperialism By Refusing to Sign COP21

Tortilla con Sal The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change took place in December last year in Paris. Climate change is another area, like global trade and finance, where the dead hand of the Western corporate elites via their countries’ governments chokes the life out of…

Insumisión: The State Responds with Force

Army Invades the Ejidal Lands of San Salvador Atenco Originally posted to It’s Going Down. By Scott Campbell Several victories for social movements in Mexico were recounted in the Insumisión posted on March 17. This edition focuses on the state’s response, which in the first part of April has been expressed through two of the state’s inherent…