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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?

CLASS STRUGGLE FOR BEGINNERS
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.

 

 

What's new?

August 02, 2015

We Are All Greece, by Helena Norberg-Hodge

"In the end, the economic problem in Greece is the product of a global system that puts the needs of corporations and banks ahead of people and the planet. The same system is responsible for the polluted rivers and air in China, for the sweatshop conditions in Bangladesh, for the economic refugees from Africa desperately seeking asylum in Europe, and for the collapsing economies of Puerto Rico,... [more...]

July 30, 2015

New paper by Mina Hamilton on fracked-gas power plants

The latest in a series of articles exploring aspects of so-called 'natural' gas through hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") by environmental writer-researcher Mina Hamilton. [more...]

July 30, 2015

Beatrice Makwenda: The future belongs to organized farmers

"In many developing countries, smallholder farmers struggle to make ends meet, lacking access to credit, quality seed, markets and other resources... [more...]

July 23, 2015

Starhawk: "50 Shades Of Racism"

An essay on the many aspects of predjudice and racism by the ecofeminist writer-activist. [more...]

July 16, 2015

Big Oil Knew. Big Oil Lied. And Planet Earth Got Fried.

A new report, The Climate Deception Dossiers, chronicles how Exxon and other major fossil fuel companies did not take action to disclose or reduce climate risks in the ensuing years, but instead actively misled the public and policymakers about them. [more...]

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