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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-

CLASS STRUGGLE FOR BEGINNERS- Part 39: Public Policy & the Widening Racial Wealth Gap

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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June 23, 2015

"In Israel, we walk amongst killers and torturers"

Haaretz journalist Amira Hass: "The harassment of the Al-Midan Theater stems from envy of our subjects’ ability to overcome oppression, to think and create, in defiance of our image of them as inferior." [more...]

June 11, 2015

From Occupying Banks to City Hall: Meet Barcelona’s New Mayor Ada Colau

"A longtime anti-eviction activist has just been elected mayor of Barcelona, becoming the city’s first female mayor." [more...]

June 05, 2015

Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals: Another Sick Link in the Fossil Fuel Economy?

Mina Hamilton's third paper on 'natural' gas through hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), gas pipeline and compressor station construction, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. [more...]

May 29, 2015

Climate Change is About... Women

"Women are more vulnerable to climate change impacts and they bear more of the burden of dealing with them." A project on women in Bolivia, facing climate change and other problems as a community. [more...]

May 23, 2015

Memorial Day: Let Us Remember the Forgotten War Dead

"This Memorial Day, let us remember the men and women soldiers who have suffered and died from war-caused conditions called variably soldier's heart in the Civil War, shell shock in the First World War, PTSD in the Vietnam War, and moral injury in the Iraq War...Let us not forget those who died from the nightmares of war - at their own hand." [more...]

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