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Time is Short: Every Day, All Around the World

Wherever there has been oppression, there has been resistance. Despite the narratives that are drilled and forced into our heads—narratives of the exceptionality and futility of resistance—the history of civilization is chalk full of individuals, groups, movements that stood in the face of subjugation and cruelty to fight for a better world. This is as … Continue reading Time is Short: Every Day, All Around the World

Time is Short: Twenty Years of Sabotage & Agenda 21

It is important to note that this analysis and perspective is not meant to be authoritative on, nor instructive towards the objectives, organization and operation of Agenda 21; those are always their own to determine, as they see fit. This is definitively an outsider’s perspective, gleaned from publicly available information, and is undoubtedly lacking insight … Continue reading Time is Short: Twenty Years of Sabotage & Agenda 21

Accused environmental warrior Rebecca Rubin surrenders at US-Canada border

By Noelle Crombie / The Oregonian A 39-year-old woman accused of eco-sabotage in three Western states turned herself in to U.S. authorities at the Canadian border on Thursday morning. Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, a Canadian, had been on the run for a decade before surrendering in Blaine, Wash. She is accused of multiple counts of arson … Continue reading Accused environmental warrior Rebecca Rubin surrenders at US-Canada border

Belo Monte construction halts after protestors torch buildings at three construction sites

By Agence France-Presse Work on Brazil’s controversial $13 billion Belo Monte mega-dam ground to a halt Monday after protesters torched buildings at three dam construction sites over the weekend, the developer said. Saturday, “a group of 30 people set fire to prefab structures at the Pimental site. They went into the cafeteria, destroyed everything and … Continue reading Belo Monte construction halts after protestors torch buildings at three construction sites

Time is Short: Cyber-sabotage in Saudi Arabia

Civilization is not a static force. It has metastasized across the world by accelerating its own development, by transforming the blood and corpses of its victims into new weapons with which to wage its relentless war against all life Grasslands become grain monocultures feeding armies, conquering forests and mountains that become ships and swords that … Continue reading Time is Short: Cyber-sabotage in Saudi Arabia

Time is Short: Systems Disruption and Strategic Militancy

The industrial machine dismantling the planet is incredibly vast, made as it is of the activity of hundreds of millions—billions—of people. Chainsaws and feller-bunchers topple forests, dams and canals drain wetlands and kill rivers, excavators tear apart mountains, dragnets scrape the ocean(s) sterile, the prairies plowed and paved over, and everything everywhere poisoned as we … Continue reading Time is Short: Systems Disruption and Strategic Militancy

Protesters in China force cancellation of industrial waste pipeline

By Shiv Malik for The Guardian Officials in eastern China have cancelled a planned industrial waste pipeline project after up to 1,000 environmental demonstrators occupied a government office, overturned cars, destroyed computers and beat police officers. The demonstration in the city of Qidong was the latest in a string of protests sparked by fears of … Continue reading Protesters in China force cancellation of industrial waste pipeline

Protestors in China force government to halt construction of chemical factory

By Tania Branigan / The Guardian Thousands of anti-pollution protesters took to the streets of a south-west Chinese city on Monday, halting the construction of a multimillion pound molybdenum copper plant. Police used tear gas to disperse the crowds after rioters lobbed bricks at government offices in Shifang, Sichuan province, the English edition of the … Continue reading Protestors in China force government to halt construction of chemical factory

Three hundred people breach earthen dam, free Xingu River from Belo Monte project

By Amazon Watch While the Brazilian Government prepares to host the Rio+20 United Nations Earth Summit, 3,000 kilometers north in the country’s Amazon region indigenous peoples, farmers, fisherfolk, activists and local residents affected by the construction of the massive Belo Monte Dam project began a symbolic peaceful occupation of the dam site to “free the … Continue reading Three hundred people breach earthen dam, free Xingu River from Belo Monte project

MEND attacks oil pipeline in Nigeria owned by Italian corporation Eni

By Valentina Za and Joe Brock / Reuters A crude oil pipeline owned by Italian oil and gas group Eni was attacked on Friday in Nigeria’s onshore Niger Delta and a militant group claimed the strike. Attacks in the restive region have been fewer since an amnesty for militants in 2009, although large-scale oil theft … Continue reading MEND attacks oil pipeline in Nigeria owned by Italian corporation Eni