Detroit does mind dying Or, 'Where do you expect us to shit?'
From direct action to organization, lessons from Canada's Line 9 sit-ins On July 14 a dozen or so activists staged an occupation of a worksite in Toronto associated with Enbridge’s Line 9, an oil pipeline that runs across the Province of Ontario.
Free Mahienour! Egyptian revolutionary and climate activist In May Egyptian revolutionary, climate activist and lawyer Mahienour El-Massry was unjustly jailed. Just before she was imprisoned she spoke to Mika Minio about her amazing work.
The elephant in the atmosphere IN SEPTEMBER 2013 a group of institutional investors with $3 trillion of assets under management asked the 45 biggest quoted oil firms how climate change might affect their business and, in particular, whether any of their oil reserves might become “stranded assets”—unusable if laws to c
Environmental activism moves from the streets to the boardroom A landmark report released by ExxonMobil Corp. in March 2014 indicated that activist shareholders had struck a nerve in the debate over carbon asset liabilities. It’s no longer just environmental activists who are challenging energy companies on their future production plans.
Must Sees and Must Reads
Green Capitalism: The God That Failed: Richard Smith, Truthout: "In the final analysis, the only way to align production with society's interests and the needs of the environment is to do so directly."...more
Capitalism and the destruction of life on earth: Six theses on saving the humans. Richard Smith Truthout. "That outcome depends to a great extent on whether we on the left can answer that question “what’s your alternative?”...more