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Resistance forces in Philippines storm mining company, torch heavy equipment

By Mindanao Examiner New People’s Army rebels on Saturday raided a mining firm in the southern Philippine province of Agusan del Norte, reports said. Reports said the rebels swooped down on Philippine Alstron Mining Company on the village of Tamamarkay in Tubay town and overpowered the security guards without firing a single shot before they … Continue reading Resistance forces in Philippines storm mining company, torch heavy equipment

Mapuche attack occupation helicopters used to deforest territory

By The Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu What can only be described as an act of defiance against the State of Siege imposed by the Chilean State was carried out this morning (December 31st), against the Chilean occupation and its Capitalist plunder in the province of Malleco. The events took place nearby the … Continue reading Mapuche attack occupation helicopters used to deforest territory

Anniversary of John Brown’s execution

Today is the day John Brown was executed for his efforts to arm enslaved Africans and lead an uprising against white slavers. .. Remember his final words: “I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land can never be purged away but with blood. I had as I now think, … Continue reading Anniversary of John Brown’s execution

Support Warrior Sisters: women’s self defense

… Rapists and abusers are soldiers on the front lines of a war against women – and in a war, you don’t win by asking the other side nicely to stop. … Warrior Sisters provides both lethal and non-lethal self-defense training to women in need. Please consider making a donation. Your support will go towards … Continue reading Support Warrior Sisters: women’s self defense

Nat Turner and other rebellions

… In order to justify the last four hundred years of inhuman brutality, the dominant power structure has erased all history of resistance and attempted to cast enslaved Africans as stupid, docile, and complicit in their own domination. On the eve of the anniversary of Nat Turner’s rebellion, we must take the time to remind … Continue reading Nat Turner and other rebellions

Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part II

By Lexy Garza and Rachel / Deep Green Resistance Humans are storytelling creatures, and our current strategy as a movement is a story, with a beginning, middle, and end.  We need to ask whether that story matches up with reality, and with the way social change has happened throughout history. So here’s the story as … Continue reading Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part II

ELN guerrillas kidnap mining executive, demand end to mining concessions

By Jorge Barrera / APTN A Colombia guerilla group is trying to draw Ottawa into its battle with a Toronto-based mining company which is quietly trying to secure the release of one of its executives who has been held hostage since January. The Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN) kidnapped Gernot Wober, 47, on Jan. 18, … Continue reading ELN guerrillas kidnap mining executive, demand end to mining concessions

State of Siege: Mining Conflict Escalates in Guatemala

By Sandra Cuffe This article was originally published by Upside Down World on May 2, 2013, and is republished here with permission from the author. With the world’s attention focused on the on-again off-again genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt and his head of military intelligence in Guatemala City, there has been … Continue reading State of Siege: Mining Conflict Escalates in Guatemala