People & Groups Archives: Journalists

Honor and Material Support

What will it take to save the living planet? What will turn the tide of climate change and lead to forests rising again? What will defeat or transform the empire that is consuming our living world? How can we win? These are the largest and most important questions we face, and they are our mission … Continue reading Honor and Material Support

SUNDAY: Live Event with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Chris Hedges

REMINDER: This Sunday, November 22nd, join us for a live streaming event—Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of the Planet—featuring Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Chris Hedges, and grassroots activists from around the world. The event will begin at 1pm Pacific (2100 UTC) and will be live streamed at https://givebutter.com/deepgreen. Event Schedule This Sunday, we ask: where … Continue reading SUNDAY: Live Event with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Chris Hedges

Anthropogenic Climate Disruption and The End of Ice

This excerpt comes from the Introduction to Dahr Jamail‘s book, The End of Ice. Dahr Jamail is an award winning journalist and author who is a full-time staff reporter for Truthout.org. His work is currently focusing on Anthropogenic Climate Disruption. Featured image: a rapidly melting glacier on Tahoma (Mt. Rainier), by Max Wilbert. By Dahr … Continue reading Anthropogenic Climate Disruption and The End of Ice

Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools

by Dahr Jamail / Truthout – reprinted with permission / Image: NSIDC I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not complete this last one but I give myself to it. I circle around God, around the primordial tower. I’ve been circling for thousands of years and I … Continue reading Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools

Twitter wants me to shut up and the right wants me to join them; I don’t think I should have to do either

I don’t want to choose between the left and the right, I want to engage in critical thought, challenge myself, and form my own opinions.      by Meghan Murphy / Feminist Current In August, I was locked out of my Twitter account for the first time. I was told that I had “violated [Twitter’s] rules against … Continue reading Twitter wants me to shut up and the right wants me to join them; I don’t think I should have to do either

Trans Activism is Excusing & Advocating Violence Against Women, and It’s Time to Speak Up

Featured image: San Francisco Public Library exhibit featuring blood stained t-shirts encouraging patrons to attack feminists, and deadly weapons—baseball bats wrapped in barbed wire, axes, and more—designed by men to kill feminist women.  Credit: GenderTrender. Threats of violence against women branded as “TERFs” are increasing—will liberals and progressives speak out before it’s too late?   … Continue reading Trans Activism is Excusing & Advocating Violence Against Women, and It’s Time to Speak Up

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Remember That Feminism Isn’t Really About “Equality”

Featured image: Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra, and Salma Hayek at the 2018 Oscars. While words like “equality,” “diversity,” “inclusion,” and “intersectionality” might sound nice, they don’t address the root problem of patriarchy and they erase feminism’s real aims. On International Women’s Day, let’s remember what feminism is really about.      by Meghan Murphy / Feminist … Continue reading On International Women’s Day, Let’s Remember That Feminism Isn’t Really About “Equality”

Why Agriculture? An Excerpt from “Against the Grain” by Richard Manning

Agriculture did not arise from need so much as it did from relative abundance. People stayed put, had the leisure to experiment with plants, lived in coastal zones where floods gave them the model of and denizens of disturbance, built up permanent settlements that increasingly created disturbance, and were able to support a higher birthrate … Continue reading Why Agriculture? An Excerpt from “Against the Grain” by Richard Manning

Indigenous Social Movements: Journalism Versus Activism in Times of Resistance

Featured image: Protesters at the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp. Image: Michael Nigro/SIPA USA/PA Images. Labeling Native American journalists as “activists” simply because of their heritage helps to further diminish the Indigenous narrative.      by Jenni Monet / openDemocracy I get approached frequently to discuss my time spent reporting from Standing Rock, the Indigenous-led movement that sought … Continue reading Indigenous Social Movements: Journalism Versus Activism in Times of Resistance

Another Indigenous Community Leader Killed by Colonos in Nicaragua

Featured image:  Cejudhcan Derechos Humanos      by Courtney Parker / Intercontinental Cry ¡Ya Basta! A phrase known for its political and revolutionary connotations throughout much of the Spanish-speaking world, translates roughly into English as, ‘Enough is Enough!’ It is a statement of finality; a concrete call to action; a heightened call for awareness; and … Continue reading Another Indigenous Community Leader Killed by Colonos in Nicaragua