The Imperialist History Behind the Maui Fires
At the center of the latest climate change disaster is the long and ongoing struggle for water and land rights for Native Hawaiians.
Emma LeeAugust 22, 2023
International Tribunal: Mexico’s Maya Train Constitutes Ecocide and Ethnocide
The Tribunal for the Rights of Nature ruled that, by undertaking the Mayan Train megaproject, the Mexican state has committed crimes of ecocide and ethnocide.
Axomalli VillanuevaAugust 4, 2023
A New Film Shows How to Blow Up a Pipeline — But Would That Save The Planet?
The new film based on Andreas Malm’s book offers lots of fun action — but very individualistic politics.
Nathaniel FlakinJune 6, 2023
Norway: Thousands of Youth Demonstrated against “Green Colonialism”
From the end of February to the beginning of March, over a thousand youth protested against the construction of wind turbines on Sami land. This movement represents the birth of a militant, Indigenous-led environmentalist movement.
Matthew WaltersMay 1, 2023
Police Story on Forest Defender Tortuguita’s Death Was a Lie
A recent autopsy reveals that Georgia cops brutally murdered land defender Tortuguita. It shows that the police’s purpose is to protect private property, and repress workers who protest capitalism and the structures that uphold it — violently if necessary.
M. CarlstadApril 29, 2023
A Chemical Plant Just Poisoned Philadelphia’s Water: A First-Hand Account of the Crisis
A company dumped thousands of gallons of poisonous chemicals into Philadelphia’s drinking water. This is an on-the-ground account by a Philadelphia worker and socialist.
Jason KoslowskiMarch 27, 2023
Alfredo Cisneros: Fifth Mexican Environmentalist Assassinated in 2023
Alfredo Cisneros Madrigal, indigenous leader and forest defender in Michoacán, Mexico was murdered on February 23. He is the fifth environmental defender to be murdered in the country so far this year.
Axomalli VillanuevaMarch 13, 2023
The Ohio Train Disaster Is on Biden’s Hands
Just months after President Biden and Congress blocked railway workers from striking over dangerous working conditions, the exact type of disaster that workers predicted has come to pass. The fate of East Palestine must be a wake-up call for the labor and climate movements to fight for the nationalization of the railroads under workers’ control.
B.C. DaurelleFebruary 15, 2023
In Standoff Over Cop City, Police Are the Real Terrorists
For over two years, the protests and occupations against a police training center in Atlanta, Georgia flew under the radar of the mainstream press. Now, after the police murder of land defender Manuel Teran and the arrest of 19 protesters on charges of domestic terrorism, the standoff has gained national attention. But in the battle to defend the Weelaunee Forest and the people of Atlanta from the development of the massive “Cop City” training center, it is the Atlanta Police Department and the state that have been acting like terrorists.
James Dennis HoffJanuary 27, 2023