i don’t want to sound alarmist, but because the authorities are dragging their feet, people affected by the leaking radioactive particles from the WIPP nuclear waste storage facility may not be able to be evacuated – they are radioactive biohazards by now. 1,143 more words
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Late on Sunday night, Alex Reynoso and Merilyn Topacio Reynoso, father and daughter activists involved in the resistance against Canadian company Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala, were attacked by unknown suspects. 361 more words
indigenous elders and forest defense activists face increasing violence from corportations and police
Lakota and allies asking for gear to supply frontline fight against the Keystone XL. The Lakota have sworn to not let the pipeline through their lands, but need your help. 15 more words
This is written…poorly.
But also written to people who refuse to listen to arguments against their so called “faith” in…well really anything. Being open minded does not mean you lose your faith basis, however, you may learn something if you are willing to listen, but if not…you come across as kind of an asshole. 252 more words
In Bolivia, indigenous movements are organizing against the environmental devastation that accompanies mining and other extractive industries.
“The open veins of Latin America are still bleeding,” Mama Nilda Rojas, a leader of the dissident indigenous organization CONAMAQ, told me in a recent interview in La Paz, Bolivia. 460 more words