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The Green Flame: Four Months at Protect Thacker Pass

The protection camp at Thacker Pass, Peehee mu’huh, has been in place for more than four months. This episode is an update starting with a new recording from May 18th, as well as audio from recent video updates recorded on-site by Max Wilbert over the past month or so. Poem “Newspeak” by Trinity La Fey. … Continue reading The Green Flame: Four Months at Protect Thacker Pass

Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 4

This is part 4 of a series that originally appeared on ClimateandCapitalism. You can read part 1, part 2 and part 3. Featured image: Processing cod in a 16th Century Newfoundland ‘Fishing Room’ THE FISHING REVOLUTION Centuries before the industrial revolution, the first factories transformed seafood production By Ian Angus Marxist historians have been debating the origin … Continue reading Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 4

Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 3

This is part 3 of a series that originally appeared on Climate and Capitalism. You can read part 1 and part 2. Featured image: The Spanish Armada off the English Coast, by Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen, ca. 1620 THE FIRST COD WAR How England’s government-licensed pirates stole the Newfoundland fishery from Europe’s largest feudal empire By … Continue reading Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 3

Friday essay: searching for sanity in a world hell-bent on destruction

Editor’s note: This essay reminds me of premise ten from Derrick Jensen’s book Endgame: “The culture as a whole and most of its members are insane. The culture is driven by a death urge, an urge to destroy life.”  Samuel Alexander, The University of Melbourne According to The Parable of the Poisoned Well, there once … Continue reading Friday essay: searching for sanity in a world hell-bent on destruction

We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones

This article originally appeared on Roarmag. Editor’s note: Asking questions, questions that emerge from your empathy if you care for life on the planet, and questions that emerge from your confusion if you see that so many things are going so badly wrong, is a very important, crucial step. We completely agree with the last … Continue reading We have no answers; we have questions. Urgent ones

Pollution Report: Oceans are ‘at the precipice of disaster’

The aquatic food web has been seriously compromised by chemical pollution and climate change. This article originally appeared on Climate and Capitalism A report released today by the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) and the National Toxics Network (NTN) says that rising levels of chemical and plastic pollution are major contributors to declines in the world’s fish populations and … Continue reading Pollution Report: Oceans are ‘at the precipice of disaster’

“May the truth be your armor” [Excerpts from Bright Green Lies]

This prologue is the first of a series of excerpts we will publish from the new book Bright Green Lies. PROLOGUE By Lierre Keith We are in peril. Like all animals, we need a home: a blanket of air, a cradle of soil, and a vast assemblage of creatures who make both. We can’t create … Continue reading “May the truth be your armor” [Excerpts from Bright Green Lies]

Sonora on Lithium – Part 2

By Straquez The Colonial Years Of course, Mexico has been in the front line of atrocities and destruction that come out of mining. Mexico is a land blessed with wide biodiversity that includes minerals that have caught the attention of foreign companies who then act as the machinery to do what this industrial culture does … Continue reading Sonora on Lithium – Part 2

Sonora on Lithium – Part 1

By Straquez Mine is the Ignorance of the Many I was born in Mexico City surrounded by big buildings, a lot of cars and one of the most contaminated environments in the world. When I was 9 years old my family moved to Tijuana in North West Mexico and from this vantage point, on the … Continue reading Sonora on Lithium – Part 1

Planet of the Humans & Bright Green Lies

Planet of the Humans, an outstanding documentary by Jeff Gibbs and Michael Moore, drew a lot of attention when it was originally published on YouTube for free. But a coordinated censorship campaign lead to it being taken down from YouTube where it had been viewed 8.3 million times. As Michael Moore wrote on his Facebook … Continue reading Planet of the Humans & Bright Green Lies