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Black Agenda Report

News, information and analysis from the black left.
See Margaret Kimberley's blog

Who owns what?

Part 39: Public Policy & the Widening Racial Wealth Gap

Marching On Monsanto  Photo: March Against Monsanto in Marseille

Controlling and knowing what we eat should be a fundamental human right beyond questioning...on May 23, for the third annual March on Monsanto, demonstrations took place in 452 cites in 48 countries opposing Monsanto Company’s attempt to gain control over the world’s food.  -more-

Climate Crisis News

"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

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.



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October 01, 2015

Elizabeth Warren: Getting to the Point, key speech on rights and racism

Senator Warren spoke about the historical violence, voter suppression, and economic injustices that have been used to stifle the quality of life of Black Americans—the “tools of oppression,” as she called them. [more...]

October 01, 2015

From Naomi Klein and Canadian activists: The Leap Manifesto: A Call for a Canada Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another

"By uniting the climate change causes with other issues of justice, all movements will be strengthened, she said, adding that finding the commonality in our goals is not just the right strategy but “the winning strategy.” -- from report on a recent speech given in Western Massachusetts [more...]

September 26, 2015

Standing Before Congress, Pope Francis Calls Out the ‘Industry of Death’

Phyllis Bennis: "In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself." [more...]

September 17, 2015

New Map Captures Gigantic Size Of American Military Spending

..."with only 5% of Earth’s population, the US military budget makes up nearly half of the planet’s defense spending." [more...]

September 11, 2015

A Guide To The Worst Refugee Crisis Since WWII

"Today there are close to 60 million war refugees, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)—an all-time high, as violence and persecution around the world are on the rise." [more...]

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