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Naomi Klein: on climate change and racism

Interview with Naomi Klein: The Struggles Against Climate Change and Racism Are Inseparable
By Natalie Hanman, The Guardian, Published September 15, 2019 in Truthout

Naomi Klein, author of the new book, On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal, talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes and how she finds hope. “In a North American context, it’s the greatest taboo of all to actually admit that there are going to be limits… But we are going to have to contract on the endless, disposable consumption side.” more

2018 -- Fourth Warmest Year on Record

"Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)." Source, with 1:22 min. video on warming, 1880-2018

 

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. This landmark global agreement was adopted in New York on 7 July 2017.

A Vision for Black Lives

Who's got what in the USA?

Millions of people have watched this video on Wealth Inequality in America.

"Project Unspeakable"

a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. more...

Transition Times Blog

We are in a time of transition -- which way will it go? Follow this excellent blog from Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: latest entry

"Money or Life: What makes us really rich"

Now in English! Free download (39 pages pdf) of a German essay by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen on our relationship with the money economy -- and alternatives.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

on women and peace, ecology and global justice worldwide. more 
Active in Germany for a decade, we continue as part of the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice, based in Western Massachusetts.

 

A Herstory of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement by Alicia Garza

... "Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.  It is an affirmation of Black folks’ contributions to this society, our humanity, and our resilience in the face of deadly oppression."... more
By Alicia Garza, from the feminist wire, October 7, 2014

 

What's new?

June 01, 2020

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on "A Class Rebellion"

“These are the consequences of the failures of this government and the political establishment … to resolve these crises.” [more...]

May 25, 2020

Covid-19 Commentary

Introducing a new page on our site with important recent analysis from Traprock Center for Peace and Justice director Pat Hynes. [more...]

April 16, 2020

Taxes? What is the message from the coronavirus pandemic?

“A nation that year after year continues to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”
Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1967 [more...]

April 04, 2020

COVID-19: From Ceasefire to Divestment and Disarmament

A message from Ray Acheson, Director of Reaching Critical Will. [more...]

March 22, 2020

40 years ago: Women & Life on Earth: Eco-feminism in the 1980s

A long planned Traprock anniversary meeting of local activists in Western Mass. had to be cancelled, like so much else at this time. But the work will continue. [more...]

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