Indigenous Resistance Disrupts Billions Of Tons Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annually

by Collin Rees, published on Popular Resistance, September 2, 2021 A New Report Bemidji, Minnesota — The Indigenous Environmental Network and Oil Change International are releasing a new report titled Indigenous Resistance Against Carbon. The report analyzes the impact that Indigenous resistance to fossil fuel projects in the United States and Canada has had on greenhouse gas emissions over the past 10 years. From the struggle[…]

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Black Alliance For Peace Statement on Afghanistan

Black Alliance for Peace Newsletter, August 18, 2021 Just days ago, some intelligence estimates figured it could take up to six months for the Taliban to seize control of Kabul in its sweeping campaign to reclaim power in Afghanistan. Yet, on Sunday, former President Ashraf Ghani formally resigned and fled the country. Now, Taliban officials reside in the presidential palace[…]

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U.S. Government Owes Afghan Civilians for Past 20 Years of War and Brutal Impoverishment

by Kathy Kelly, published on Covert Action, August 2, 2021 In mid-July, 100 Afghan families from Bamiyan, a rural province of central Afghanistan mainly populated by the Hazara ethnic minority, fled to Kabul. They feared Taliban militants would attack them in Bamiyan. Over the past decade, I have gotten to know a grandmother who recalls fleeing Talib fighters in the[…]

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Israeli Jews Call: “Stop Israel’s Apartheid!”

Published on Jews for Decolonization, August, 2021 This was published as a sign-on letter and circulated in Israel.   The letter has over 1000 signatures.  We can keep an eye on it an see how it grows.   The letter acknowledges the suffering visited on the Palestinians and supports the global BDS Campaign, with which we wholly concur. It is a very[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Continued U.S./OAS/UN Support for Unconstitutional Actions by Haiti’s Illegitimate Government

Black Alliance for Peace Press Release, July 6, 2021 Over eight days, from June 25-30, Haiti had been subjected to increasing state-sponsored, imperial and gang violence. Massacres killed almost 60 people in Port au Prince, including in Cité Soleil, Delmas and Pétionville, as well as on on Rue Magloire Ambroise. Prominent human-rights activist Antoinette (Netty) Duclaire and journalist Diego Charles[…]

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The Terrible Origins of July 4th

by Margaret Kimberley, published on FreedomRider:BlackAgendaReport, July 1, 2021 The British crown and the colonists were both determined to seize lands from native peoples and to continue enslavement.” “White settlers were in a constant state of fear of slave revolts.” “He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless[…]

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Imperialism in the Name of ‘Water Preservation’

by Jason Cohen, published on Workers World, April 22, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris, while appearing with California Gov. Gavin Newsom, made a stunning remark that illuminated the perilous future ahead due to climate change. Discussing the need for policies to bolster the crumbling infrastructure that is needed to provide adequate water supply nationwide, Harris said: “For years there were[…]

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Root Causes

by David Brooks, published on Resumen English, April 19, 2021 Ever since the issue of migration flows at the U.S.-Mexico border intensified, the Biden administration has made addressing the “root causes” of migration from Central America and Mexico at the centerpiece of its response.  Biden, his vice president, Kamala Harris, and America’s foreign policymakers have held talks, made trips and[…]

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Stop line 3: Women Water Protectors and their Battle Against the Pipeline in Minnesota

by Bronwen AE, published on Socialist Action, April 19, 2021 The Biden Administration announced in early April that it will NOT force the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to shutdown despite an order by U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg to complete his court-ordered Environmental Impact Statement. In Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et[…]

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