Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part II

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART I PART II “In crushing detail and shining a floodlight on the history of the co-optation of Indigenous struggles since the pivotal year of 2010, Cory Morningstar has put together this series to give deep context to the events at and around Standing Rock. Most vitally, this series…

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part I

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART II PART I While the world celebrates from the pause the Army Corps Of Engineers has forced in the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer string together an important and critical history of the environmental and climate change movement. The funders of this…

FARC-EP: Women and the Final Peace Agreement

Life of women has been traced by historical violence and exclusion that has made them invisible as active participants in the construction of political and social realities. Half of the Colombian population is made up of women that in many cases are doubly harmed in everyday life. Rural women in Colombia are more vulnerable due…

DAPL Easement Denied, But the Fight is Not Over

Editorial Comment: Changing the course of a pipeline is not a victory. The black snake must be killed!!! Alexandra Valiente Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Decision to Not Grant Easement December 4, 2016 Cannon Ball, N.D. The department of the Army will not approve an easement that will allow…

First Continental Encounter of Alba Movements’ Women and Feminists

BY ALBA MOVIMIENTOS  We; the women, lesbians, transgenders, indigenous, black, urban and working class people, peasants, students and feminists; the members of Alba’s Social Movements. On November 29 and 30, we gathered in the city of Bogota to analyse the extent of our peoples’ struggle. We stand firm in our position against the neoliberal, extractivist…