Garifuna Flee Discrimination and Land Grabs in Record Numbers

The white sand beaches and humid, 80 degree weather in Trujillo, Honduras, on the country’s northern Caribbean coast, is what Jose Francisco Avila calls a “million-dollar view.” But this paradise for the foreigners now flooding Honduras’ coastline tells a different story for Garifuna communities from Trujillo, including Avila’s family. As Hondurans of African descent, Garifunas…

Standing Rock One of Multiple Pipeline Construction Projects Underway

By Alleen Brown UNDER ORDERS FROM President Donald Trump, the Army Corps of Engineers on February 7 approved a final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Construction has restarted, and lawyers for the company say it could take as little as 30 days…

The Walls Above, The Cracks Below, The Storm On Our Path

 The Walls Above, The Cracks Below (And To The Left) EZLN February 2017 The Storm On Our Path For us, as Zapatista originary peoples, the storm—the war—has been going on for centuries. It arrived to our lands with the lies of the dominant civilization and religion. At that time, the sword and the cross bled…

CRAC-PC: Take Up Arms and Forge Our Own Destiny in Guerrero, Mexico

CRAC-PC ON LIBYA 360° INTERNATIONALIST NEWS AGENCY CRAC-PC, TAKE THE ARMS AND THE DESTINY OF OUR LIVES! (DOCUMENTARY ABOUT CRAC-PC, ARMED GROUP IN GUERRERO, MEXICO) Ruptura Colectiva (RC) SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH History is written with the look and the despair screams, not only with the happening ink. CRAC-PC (Regional Coordinator of Communitary Authorities – Communitarian…

Addendum to Standing Rock:Profusion, Collusion & Big Money Profits

PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V| PART VI The following is an addendum to the 6-part series: Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion & Big Money Profits by Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer From left: Jodi Gillette; parents Dave Archambault I and Betty Archambault; the Obamas; brother Dave Archambault…

Masking Up: The Right to Be Faceless

The duty you are undertaking as a Protector you are ensuring the continuity of your culture, traditions, and your very way of life as a member of your Nation, when you are fighting colonialism, oppression, racism, neocolonialism, resource extraction, the illegal government, and sometimes your own corrupt people it behooves you to show a united…

Together We Defend Our Mother Earth: Documentary on the Ejido Tila, Chiapas, Mexico

Dorset Chiapas Solidarity ‘Together We Defend our Mother Earth’,‘Mi Lak Tyeñ Kotyañ Lak Ña’Lum’: Documentary on the Inseparability of Land, Culture, Governance and Sociality Many indigenous populations in the Southern Mexican State of Chiapas have been at the forefront of the struggle for land and culture, understood by them as inseparable. For centuries they have been…

The Arts and the Sciences in the History of (neo) Zapatismo

Words of Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano Presented December 28, 2016 Translated January 23, 2017 EZLN Last night I spoke to you about the interplanetary upheaval that had given rise to the question “Why is this flower this color? Why does it have this shape? Why does it have this scent?” Ok, maybe I was exaggerating with…

Gustavo Castro Soto Wins Visionary Justice Award

By Beverly Bell For extraordinary courage despite persistent danger to his life, for tireless work on behalf of Mother Earth and indigenous and campesino communities, for decades of dreaming and advancing systemic alternatives, Other Worlds staff names Gustavo Castro Soto the winner of the 2017 Visionary Justice Award. Gustavo Castro Soto is an extraordinarily effective…

Argentina: Organizations Escalate Protests Demanding Freedom for Milagro Sala

Resumen Latinoamericano Translated By Sara DeLorenzo The Committee for the Release of Milagro Sala was formed in March to protest against the unfair imprisonment of the Argentine social leader, and since then the movement has grown both within and outside the borders of the country. In the Alto Comedero prison, four female representatives of the…

Violent Repression Against Argentine Mapuche Fighting Benetton

Argentine security forces have detained 10 activists since the first attack Tuesday. Two members of the Mapuche community in Cushamen, in the northeastern province of Chubut, Argentina, remain in a serious health condition Thursday after they were brutally attacked by the militarized police on Wednesday. According to eyewitnesses, the militarized police broke in illegally without…