One Billion Rising 2015


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Action for Peace, 12 years later...

"The moment is now. There is, as a great one said, such a thing as being too late."

Climate crisis news

Prizes for Amy Goodman, Laura Poitras

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has awarded the I.F. Stone Lifetime Achievement Award to Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman. Filmmaker Laura Poitras, director of the Academy Award-nominated CITIZENFOUR, was also honored with the I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence. Click here to watch Amy's acceptance speech. See also Laura Poitras' Praxis Films.

"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

The Economics of Happiness On Demand

Local Futures is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide

Who's got what in the USA?

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

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

"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

Women's Int'l League for Peace and Freedom 2015 Conference: Uniting a Global Movement of Women’s Power to Stop War

on women and peace, ecology and global justice. Remembering the 1979-82 Women and Life on Earth network based on ecological feminism. more  From 2002-2012 we were based in Germany, with contacts worldwide. With our archive in Berlin, we are ready to build in North America.

February is Black History Month: Black Lives Matter, Black Girls Matter

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February 26, 2015

Only Agroecology Can Tackle the Global Food and Health Crisis

"The recently published Global Nutrition Report shows almost all countries face high levels of malnutrition and diet-based ill-health", writes Julia Wright. This reveals deep problems with the dominant industrial model of food production, and the need for new agroecological approaches to feeding the world." [more...]

February 20, 2015

Helen Caldicott’s ‘Nuclear-Free Planet’ symposium

"Dr. Helen Caldicott will present a major symposium on a “Nuclear-Free Planet” in New York City at the New York Academy of Medicine from Feb. 28 – March 1. The gathering will feature some of the world’s most important speakers and thinkers on the issue of nuclear war and how to prevent it." [more...]

February 19, 2015

Laura Poitras on the Post-9/11 Moral Vacuum and How Snowden Will Go Down in History

"In interview with CBC, Citizenfour filmmaker says Snowden 'did something that was a public service.'" [more...]

February 16, 2015

20 years after the UN's international women's conference in Beijing --

women can’t wait 20 more years to enjoy their full human rights [more...]

February 11, 2015

CODEPINK in Cuba: lift blockade, return Guantanamo

"A group of 148 US solidarity activists organized by the anti war organization Code Pink met on Monday at the Havana headquarters of the Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, ICAP." [more...]

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