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"Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. diagnosed America's sickness: When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”

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.

How to Resist Trump's Shock Doctrine

A major crisis could redraw the political map overnight, explains Naomi Klein, giving Trump and his crew free rein to ram through their most extreme ideas. But these tactics can be resisted. See short video here. https://interc.pt/2rrVKee

Grace Lee Boggs, at 100 years, remembered

Her vision and analysis from her last days, here from 2014, as true as ever. more

 

Support Standing Rock, stop the pipeline

Latest news at https://www.standingrock.org/ and the Indigenous Environmental Network

Keepers of the Fire: Fostering Dialogue to Change Sexism

Free download of 33 p. booklet by Sarah Pirtle, Traprock Center for Peace & Justice   (more)

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. On Earth Day, April 22nd-23rd, we invited author, activist, Iris Morales to speak on the situation in Puerto Rico, for a program entitled: “Communities in Contact: Western Mass. and Puerto Rico.”

 
Iris with member of the Center for Mutual Aid, Puerto Rico
For more on Iris Morales see
imoralesnyc.wordpress.com 

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April 26, 2018

Black female farmers in the East Bay farm for sustainability, liberation

"The methods of farming used by Black women have been passed down for generations and are rooted in a symbiotic relationship between the farmer and their environment"... [more...]

April 03, 2018

"The Battle for Paradise"

Naomi Klein on "How Puerto Ricans and Ultrarich 'Puertopians' Are Locked in a Pitched Struggle Over How to Remake the Island." [more...]

March 28, 2018

Who Was Marjory Stoneman Douglas?

"Douglas was a journalist, writer, feminist, environmentalist, and progressive activist, best known for her staunch defense of the Everglades against efforts to drain it and reclaim land for development." [more...]

March 27, 2018

From Chiapas to El Barrio, Connecting Global Women’s Struggles

"On March 11, MJB hosted an International Women’s Day Celebration, honoring women’s global efforts for justice and equality at the Maysles Cinema on Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem." [more...]

March 21, 2018

Back from the Brink: The Call to Prevent Nuclear War

The United States plans to spend $1.7 trillion over the next 30 years to replace its entire nuclear arsenal and build new “more usable” nuclear weapons. A new campaign seeks to prevent this -- and nuclear war. [more...]

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