Why we say "Disarm!"

Gender and disarmament
an excellent brief research paper with notes and resources, from Reaching Critical Will, a project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Who owns what?

Part 39: Public Policy & the Widening Racial Wealth Gap

Who's got what in the USA?

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

"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

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

Remembering Hiroshima, August 6, 1945

on women and peace, ecology and global justice. more 
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May 27, 2016

Obama visits Hiroshima while modernizing US nuclear arsenals

"As US President Barack Obama (makes an) historic visit to Hiroshima, the place where one nuclear detonation caused over 140,000 casualties, the United States is embarking on a massive nuclear weapons modernization programme of 1 trillion USD – ensuring that the US will be nuclear-armed for decades to come." [more...]

May 25, 2016

Winona LaDuke: "A Hint of Hell: Fires In Canada And PUC Pipeline Dishonesty"

"Canada's economic woes seem concentrated thus far on the $9 billion early on estimate to rebuild Fort McMurray, but one may wonder at the math and what it means. Scientists at Munich Re, the world's largest reinsurance agency predict that we will be spending 20 percent of world GDP on climate change related disasters within five years." [more...]

May 23, 2016

"Why The Leap Manifesto Is Common Sense"

The Canadian movement for action around climate change -- and social justice -- is gaining momentum. Joanna Kerr reports for Greenpeace. [more...]

May 08, 2016

Mothers In Resistance – ¡Berta Cáceres Vive!

"I want to tell you that I hope not to leave this world before achieving justice for my daughter Bertita, who has given her life for our mother earth, for the rights of indigenous and black peoples, for women and for the rivers." [more...]

May 06, 2016

Women and Guns: "The Impact of Firearms on Women"

"The differentiated impact of firearms on women is rarely taken into account when addressing the firearms issue. Yet, firearms possession and use are clearly gendered: guns are mostly owned by men[1], and women killed by guns are likely to be killed in a gender-based violence homicide." -- WILPF [more...]

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