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"Project Unspeakable"

offers scripts for a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. NPR's  Margot Adler's report: 'Project Unspeakable' Asks The Big Questions

Drones fly, children die

CODE PINK's Medea Benjamin: U.S. government claims drone victims are mostly militants, but about half of identified victims thus far are civilians and children. See 5.5 min. video hereCheck out photos and archived footage anytime of their Nov. 16-17, 2013 'drone summit': Drones Around the World: Proliferation and Resistance:

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

The Economics of Happiness On Demand

ISEC is pleased to announce that The Economics of Happiness is now available for online viewing on demand. For a fee of US$5, the film can be streamed as often as you like over a one week period. Subtitled international versions may be offered soon. Watch here.

Who's got what in the USA?

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

Artists Against Fracking

See Yoko and Sean Lennon and others in this excellent 7 minute video against hydraulic fracturing for gas. more

Living Downstream

"Living Downstream" new edition book and film

News from Africa

Through the voices of the peoples of Africa and the global South, Pambazuka Press and Pambazuka News disseminate analysis and debate on the struggle for freedom and justice. »Dust from our Eyes: An Unblinkered Look at Africa« by Joan Baxter. She discusses book here

New report from ETC Group

"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.

International Blogs

See Virtual Vita Nuova Jasmina Tešanović,  Serbian author, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, and filmmaker.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

CODEPINK joins call for a US national day of action on Gaza, July 24.

on women and peace, ecology and global justice. We remember the 1979-82 network Women and Life on Earth in the northeastern USA, based on ecological feminism. more  Since 2002 we've been based in Germany, with contacts worldwide.



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July 22, 2014

GAZA: Women Suffering Heavily in Mideast Violence

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flaring across the region. [more...]

July 22, 2014

Protests worldwide against war on Gaza

As the Israeil attacks on the Gaza strip intensify and civilian casualties -- mostly women and children -- mount, protest increases world-wide. [more...]

July 21, 2014

Nobel laureates, artists and public intellectuals call for immediate military embargo on Israel

The Women in Black listserve passes on the urgent call and petition to sign for a halt to arms for Israel. [more...]

July 20, 2014

Lia Tarachansky: "Cycles of Violence with Gaza Rooted in Israel's Rejection of Palestinian Unity"

Israeli-Russian journalist and filmmaker Lia Tarachansky is interviewed on the background of the conflict, the recent ceasefire rejection and more. [more...]

July 19, 2014

Phyllis Bennis: "NBC Pulls Its Best Journalist from Gaza Just as Israel Invades"

"With Israeli tanks rolling into Gaza, NBC has pulled the reporter who has done more than any other to show the human costs of the conflict there." [more...]

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