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Black Agenda Report

News, information and analysis from the black left.
See Margaret Kimberley's blog, July 15, 2015:
Freedom Rider: Obama’s Prison Charade

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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August 27, 2015

Katrina and climate justice: two voices

"The environmental justice and Black Lives Matter movements are complementary. We can’t afford to choose between the two." -- Elizabeth Yeampierre of Uprose [more...]

August 24, 2015

"Myths of the Green Revolution and GMOs": Vandana Shiva

"The Green Revolution did not save India from famine, as the proponents of Industrial Agriculture and GMO technology would argue, in fact the Green Revolution reduced India’s production." [more...]

August 09, 2015

Popular Resistance Newsletter: Remembering Through Action

"This week, memorials were held to mark the one year anniversary of the murder of Mike Brown which sparked the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The United States has been at war since the founding, both at home and abroad." [more...]

August 06, 2015

Hiroshima: people around the world mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing

More than 40,000 attended the memorial in Hiroshima on Aug. 6th, the 70th anniversary of the US bombing of the city. The mayor of Hiroshima called for an end to nuclear weapons, "the absolute evil and ultimate inhumanity." [more...]

August 03, 2015

Why Did Sandra Bland Die? (And Why We Need a White Anti-Racist Feminist Posse): Zillah Eisenstein

"Sandra Bland was condemned to death as a Black woman, having nothing to do with who she was as an individual. This is what a white supremacist patriarchal justice system looks like. You have no rights or effective legal protections to defend yourself in moments like these...." [more...]

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