Activism

If We Want to Save the Earth – An Internationalist Declaration from the Alliance for Global Justice

If We Want to Save the Earth…. Take a Stand and Sign the Declaration en Epañol The same imperialism that has caused so much damage to the Global South today continues expanding and threatening the whole planet. Consequently, the struggle for climate justice has converted into a struggle for the liberation of all workers, peasants,…

Sign the Soil Not Oil Pledge & Spread the Word

A Message from the Soil Not Oil Coalition: Dear Friends and Allies, Building off the momentum from the success of the Soil Not Oil Conference, we are reaching out to invite you to support THE SOIL NOT OIL PLEDGE, as part of our ongoing campaign in defense of soils worldwide. (Please forward widely) Original Authors: Dr. Vandana…

Keystone Off The Table, But Back East, Pipeline Fight Builds

Via Popular Resistance: Keystone Off The Table, But Back East, Pipeline Fight Builds RESIST! PIPELINES By The Associated Press, www.mobile.nytimes.com November 10th, 2015 ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — Carolyn and Ian Reilly and their four children left Florida’s sprawl in 2010 to farm 58 acres in rural Virginia, raising beef cattle, chicken and hogs. Then a…

Take Action to Stop USDA Suppression of Evidence on Neonicotinoids – Center for Food Safety

Think scientific research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture is unbiased, Christopher? Think again. Last week, Dr. Jonathan Lundgren, a decorated Senior Scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), filed a whistleblower complaint accusing the federal agency of suppressing research findings that challenge the safety and efficacy of a heavily used…

Prioritize Democracy! Let’s Celebrate on Election Day 2016 – Join the Campaign to Make it a Federal Holiday

Demand a 2016 Election Day Holiday! Add your name President Obama, I urge you to use your authority to make the November 8th, 2016, Election Day a one-time federal holiday. As you know, our democracy is in crisis. Fewer than 40% of Americans voted in our last midterm election, and our overall turnout rarely breaks…

Call Jared Huffman: End the Syrian War to End the Refugee Crisis

Robert Naiman and Avram Reisman of Just Foreign Policy today issued a call to action for those wishing to end both the Syrian war and the refugee crisis it’s helped create. Just Foreign Policy’s mission: Just Foreign Policy is an independent and non-partisan membership organization dedicated to reforming U.S. foreign policy by mobilizing and organizing…

Most Significant Barrier For Pipeline Construction: Protests – Popular Resistance

Activist news site Popular Resistance reports that the wave of protests against pipeline construction over the past decade has had a significant effect, as noted in a natural gas industry trade publication below. – Ed. Most Significant Barrier For Pipeline Construction: Protests By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org October 23rd, 2015 The Gas Industry is Feeling the Pressure…