Standing up for our health and homes.
Gearing Up for Moving Planet Day
posted Sep 23, 2011
- Photo essay: All around the world, groups are preparing to reach beyond fossil fuels for Moving Planet Day.
Dear Big Coal: You’re Not Above the Law
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 20, 2011
- How many times can a corporation break the law and continue to exist? Inside the fight to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter.
From Disillusionment to Direct Action: A Tale on Two Continents
by Jim Shultzposted Sep 06, 2011
- From the White House lawn to the jungles of Bolivia—what happens when a president fails to live up to his environmental rhetoric?
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Aug 29, 2011
- To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining—and facing threats and violence as a result.
Worth Dying For
posted Jul 27, 2011
- A video tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives to protect the environment.
People We Love: Maria Aguinda
by Oliver Lazenbyposted Jul 25, 2011
- An indigenous elder from the Amazon takes Chevron to court.
Appalachia’s Cry for Help
by Maria Gunnoe, Bo Webb, Mickey McCoy, Chuck Nelson, Bob Kincaid, Vernon Haltomposted Jul 13, 2011
- “We can no longer endure this reckless abuse of our rights, and our lives.” Appalachians appeal for help in the fight against mountaintop removal coal mining.
Standing Up to Corporatism
posted Jul 12, 2011
- At the second March on Blair Mountain, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. tells the story of America’s long struggle against unchecked corporate power.
Slower Living for a Rooted Future
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Jun 20, 2011
- Vermont is leading the way toward agricultural and economic change. What we can learn from the "Slow Living Summit" about building sustainable economies everywhere.
A Green Dream Deferred?
by 99problems.orgposted Jun 18, 2011
- Cornel West, Malia Lazu, and more on what the green movement would look like if Van Jones were still in the White House.
Harnessing the Multiplier Effect
by Nathanael Masseyposted Jun 17, 2011
- We're all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
From the Gulf, a Cry for Help
by Sue Sturgisposted May 31, 2011
- The public health crisis caused by the BP oil spill has received little media attention, and even less government help. Gulf Coast residents are trying to change that.
What I Said at the White House
by Shadia Fayne Woodposted May 17, 2011
- What happened when eleven young activists confronted the president about his climate and energy policies.
You Don’t Have to Move Out of Your Neighborhood to Live in a Better One
by Joanna Gangiposted May 11, 2011
- Majora Carter: How to break the cycle of economic, environmental, and social degradation.
Photo Essay: Crude Reflections from the Amazon
by Lou Dematteisposted May 04, 2011
- After enduring years of toxic dumping and rising cancer rates, indigenous Ecuadorians took oil giant Chevron to court to fight for the life of the rainforest—and its people.