“Paper Genocide:” Trump’s Political Maneuvers Could Rob Native America of Tribal Sovereignty, Culture, Health Care

Featured image: Gage Skidmore on flickr. Some Rights Reserved.      by Courtney Parker / Intercontinental Cry Native Americans have long existed in a legal and cultural limbo, surviving the devastating impacts of a trail of broken treaties by the U.S. government with staunch determination to maintain their unique cultures and legal federally recognized tribal sovereignty. In … Continue reading “Paper Genocide:” Trump’s Political Maneuvers Could Rob Native America of Tribal Sovereignty, Culture, Health Care

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

San Francisco Public Library Hosts Transgender “Art Exhibit” Featuring Weapons Intended to Kill Feminists

Featured image: Display case of weapons at San Francisco Library      by GenderTrender If you thought the age of scold’s bridles and dunking pools designed to torture and kill disobedient women were a thing of the past, you would be wrong. The San Francisco Public Library unveiled an exhibit this week featuring blood stained t-shirts encouraging patrons … Continue reading San Francisco Public Library Hosts Transgender “Art Exhibit” Featuring Weapons Intended to Kill Feminists

Yatama Vindicated by Nicaraguan Protests

     by Laura Hobson Herlihy / Cultural Survival The Miskitu Yatama (Yapti Tasba Masraka Nanih Aslatakanka/Children of the Mother Earth) organization remained silent during last week’s violent protests in Nicaragua, ignited by the government’s April 16, 2018 approval of social security reforms. Many Miskitu people on the Nicaraguan Caribbean coast claimed the Instituto Nicaragüense … Continue reading Yatama Vindicated by Nicaraguan Protests

Streets Stained With “Blood” as Protest Sweeps Brazil’s Capital

Featured image: by staining the streets red, the protestors are showing how much blood has been shed in the fight for the protection of indigenous lands © Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil      by Survival International Thousands of indigenous people gathered in Brazil’s capital this week, to protest against plans to destroy their lands and lives. The … Continue reading Streets Stained With “Blood” as Protest Sweeps Brazil’s Capital

Pennsylvania: Energy Transfer Partners Pipeline Equipment Sabotaged

Editor’s note: this is an anonymous communiqué previously published on Philly Anti-Capitalist. The featured image is unrelated to this action. Early last week, we made the two tractors that Energy Transfer Partners was using to construct the Mariner East 2 pipeline near Exton, PA inoperative by cutting their hoses and electrical wires, cutting off valve … Continue reading Pennsylvania: Energy Transfer Partners Pipeline Equipment Sabotaged

Survey: Why did you choose aboveground work?

Featured image: Activists March Against Nestlé On Bridge of The Gods Land defense and social justice work are necessary for healthy human and non-human communities, but any victories will be irrelevant if industrial civilization makes the planet literally unlivable. The system must be stopped before it triggers irreversible runaway climate change and ecological collapse, and … Continue reading Survey: Why did you choose aboveground work?

The Powder Keg of Nicaraguan Politics

Featured image: Destruction in León. Source anonymous. The official death toll from explosions of state violence has risen to 63.      by Laura Blume / Intercontinental Cry Over the past week, Nicaragua has erupted in protests. While this current crisis started over pension reform, its development has revealed far greater rifts. It appears Nicaraguans have finally … Continue reading The Powder Keg of Nicaraguan Politics

Legal prostitution in Nevada: “It’s like you sign a contract to be raped”

Julie Bindel / The Guardian There is only one place in the US where brothels are legal, and that’s Nevada – a state in which prostitution has been considered a necessary service industry since the days when the place was populated solely by prospecters. There are at least 20 legal brothels in business now. Not … Continue reading Legal prostitution in Nevada: “It’s like you sign a contract to be raped”

Soft Power

Featured image: Painting by Kaipo, age 4     by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany Since the beginning of history, attempts have been made to develop power techniques with which our moral sensitivities can be undermined, so to speak, which activate less resistance in the people. These power techniques are now often referred to … Continue reading Soft Power

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