The blockbuster film’s storyline is far from original.
What’s the best way to retain forests and reverse climate change without scapegoating indigenous and rural communities?
The nation needs to commit itself to lasting Native American advancement.
Despite some growth, many disparities remain among indigenous Americans.
The U.S.-Peru free trade agreement has led directly to government crackdowns and the deaths of indigenous protestors, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
At the end of January over 100,000 people gathered on the edge of the Amazon rainforest for the 9th World Social Forum. Participants spent a week imaging a new world rising out of the ashes of today’s economic, ecological, and cultural crises.
Please join DC-based friends and colleagues for a brown-bag conversation featuring short reflections on climate justice, indigenous rights, labor, financial crisis and environmental issues and proposals that emerged from the Forum. If you were at the World Social Forum, we invite you to share your experience, too. Bring your own lunch and join the discussion!
Gigantic dams have returned to Latin America, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, and they’re just as destructive as the old ones.
The World Bank irresponsibly and recklessly continues to perpetuate the world’s dependence on climate-altering fossil fuels while profiting from carbon trading, a dubious remedy to climate change.
While Gitmo gets most of the ink, the U.S. base on Diego Garcia quietly prepares for a role in staging a possible attack on Iran.
Brown-bag discussion with Silvia Rivera, Coca Expert and Activist and Advisor to the Bolivian Government on Coca Issues.
Yifat Susskind provides a guide to the key provisions of an important new UN document.
For centuries, Indigenous communities have suffered from the violence of displacement, colonialization, and forced assimilation. Today, Indigenous women are leading the struggle for autonomy and self-determination.