Categories Archives: People of Color & Anti-racism

On the Colombian plains, a leader stands up for her people against land theft

Ana Villa has fearlessly confronted agribusiness multinationals and armed groups that have tried to take over the land where rural communities and Indigenous people live in the Colombian plains. She risks her life fighting for the rights of vulnerable communities in the municipality of Cumaribo, a region that serves as the intermediate zone between the … Continue reading On the Colombian plains, a leader stands up for her people against land theft

AUGUST 23-26: Water protectors to gather at Minnesota State Capitol in ceremony to stop Line 3 pipeline Hundreds of supporters to rally on Wednesday, August 25th

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES CONTACT: media@resistline3.org or 406-552-8764 Jennifer K. Falcon, jennifer@ienearth.org, 218-760- 9958 (St Paul)- Indigenous water protectors and allies will gather at the Minnesota State Capitol in late August for Treaties Not Tar Sands. From August 23rd to 26th, Indigenous grandmothers from White Earth Nation will hold ceremonial space on the Capitol lawn. On … Continue reading AUGUST 23-26: Water protectors to gather at Minnesota State Capitol in ceremony to stop Line 3 pipeline Hundreds of supporters to rally on Wednesday, August 25th

Army Corps Orders Full Environmental Review of Formosa Plastics’ Controversial Louisiana Plant

The Center for Biological Diversity For Immediate Release, August 18, 2021 Contact: Julie Teel Simmonds, Center for Biological Diversity, (619) 990-2999, jteelsimmonds@biologicaldiversity.org Sharon Lavigne, RISE St. James, (225) 206-0900, sharonclavigne@gmail.com Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, (504) 452-4909, anne@labucketbrigade.org Decision Follows Lawsuit, Permit Suspension, Public Pressure WASHINGTON— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday it will … Continue reading Army Corps Orders Full Environmental Review of Formosa Plastics’ Controversial Louisiana Plant

Canada Is Waging an All-Front Legal War Against Indigenous People

After mass graves full of Indigenous children have been found, how can Canada justify ongoing land theft? Featured image: The site near the former Marieval residential school where a ground search has been underway. Image has been shared by The Federation of Sovereign Nations and Cowessess First Nation. (Photo by Dennis Ward, Twitter) By Justin … Continue reading Canada Is Waging an All-Front Legal War Against Indigenous People

‘Maohi Lives Matter’: Tahiti protesters condemn French nuclear testing legacy

Editor’s note: Testing nuclear bombs in “French Polynesia” is yet another example of the insane western mindset of colonialism, racism and entitlement. France conducted 193 nuclear tests in the South Pacific This article originally appeared in Global Voices. Featured image: This is the third picture of a series of the Licorne thermonuclear test in French … Continue reading ‘Maohi Lives Matter’: Tahiti protesters condemn French nuclear testing legacy

Brazil: European colonial history exposed in landmark court case

Editor’s note: The American Holocaust (a term coined by David Stannard) is the largest genocide in human history. The atrocities are ongoing and being reinforced by fascists like Jair Bolsonaro, providing another example that capitalism and fascism are two sides of the same coin. Featured image: Indigenous protest, Brazil April 2018. ‘By painting the streets … Continue reading Brazil: European colonial history exposed in landmark court case

‘We are made invisible’: Brazil’s Indigenous on prejudice in the city

This article was originally published on Mongabay. Mongabay starts publishing a series of data-driven multimedia stories on Brazil’s Indigenous people living in urban areas, including the metropolitan centers of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília, showing that Indigenous people are much closer to most Brazilians than they realize. Mongabay Series: Amazon Conservation, Amazon Illegal Deforestation, Indigenous Peoples … Continue reading ‘We are made invisible’: Brazil’s Indigenous on prejudice in the city

India: Prominent Indigenous Activist Violently Arrested During International Women’s Day Event

Indigenous peoples are usually at the forefront of environmental and social justice struggles. They are also the most threatened by violence directed at activists. Deep Green Resistance stands in solidarity with front line activists, particularly indigenous peoples who seek to restore human rights and protect the land and water from harm.  Featured image: Hidme Markam, an … Continue reading India: Prominent Indigenous Activist Violently Arrested During International Women’s Day Event

Corporate Colonialism and Africa’s Date with Disaster

In the following piece, Mark relates the population growth to patriarchy, exploitation, and capitalism. Editor’s note: DGR does not agree with all opinions on this article. by Mark Behrend The population of Africa is soaring. Since 1950, it has grown from 227 million to 1.343 billion — an increase of 590%. Over the same period, … Continue reading Corporate Colonialism and Africa’s Date with Disaster

How To Disappear

Disappearing can be important for people on the run from political persecution or immigration officials, from abusive relationships and stalkers, and for people involved in highly illegal political activity. This short excerpt comes from the book “Soldier of Fortune: Guide to How to Disappear and Never Be Found.“ How to Disappear and Never Be Found … Continue reading How To Disappear