Sociopolitical Movements

American Autumn: an Occudoc in Honor of the 4th Anniversary of Occupy Wall St.

In honor of the 4th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, Acronym TV host and producer Dennis Trainor Jr. has shared his acclaimed documentary on the Occupy movement, American Autumn: An Occudoc, with the public to view or download for free. You may support Trainor’s work by making a donation here. American Autumn:an Occudoc from Dennis…

Peasant agriculture is a true solution to the climate crisis – La Via Campesina call to action for COP21 in Paris

Peasant agriculture is a true solution to the climate crisis Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 15:57 Climate disruptions this year have again caused widespread hunger, migration and the worsening of living conditions for millions of rural families, especially women and youth. While small farmers around the world continue to produce the food most people…

Satyagraha for Food Freedom and Seed Freedom (Civil Disobedience to End Seed Slavery)

Read this remarkable manifesto, written by Vandana Shiva and Ruchi Shroff, published by Navdanya International and the National Heirloom Exposition in pdf form here. This twenty page booklet was produced in printed and distributed freely at the National Heirloom Exposition on September 8, 9, and 10, 2015 in Santa Rosa, California.   An excerpt: Humanity…

We Are La Via Campesina

From La Via Campesina, Aug. 19, 2015: We are happy to release a new Video by La Via Campesina, the international peasant movement, shot during the 2015 World Social Forum in Tunisia. In this video, men and women, leaders of La Via Campesina member organizations in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe share their struggles and fight for…