Standing up for our health and homes.
Film Trailer: Living Downstream
posted Nov 15, 2010
- A documentary that follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, as she explores the seemingly unnatural causes of cancer.
The Story of Electronics
posted Nov 09, 2010
- Video: Annie Leonard explains why “designed for the dump” electronics are toxic to people and the planet … and what to do about it.
People We Love :: Nadia Janjua
by Tiffany Ranposted Sep 29, 2010
- Combining Islam and the environment
People We Love :: Tab Benoit
by Kelly Sheaposted Sep 29, 2010
- Music to heal the Gulf
Appalachia Rising for a New Economy
by Brooke Jarvisposted Sep 28, 2010
- Appalachian residents are serious about putting a stop to mountaintop removal coal mining—and building a more sustainable economy to take its place.
From Vacant City Lots to Food On the Table
by Madeline Ostranderposted Sep 17, 2010
- How to grow food where we need it.
Lessons from the Gulf: How Can We Better Prepare for Disasters?
by Chris Krommposted Aug 27, 2010
- Poverty and inequality magnified Hurricane Katrina’s effect on the Gulf. A resilient New Orleans means addressing these social issues first.
A Crisis of Democracy: Real Solutions to the BP Oil Spill
by Brooke Jarvisposted Aug 23, 2010
- For Gulf residents, the BP oil spill has made the problem of unchecked corporate power painfully clear. Exxon Valdez survivor Riki Ott on why this may be the moment to overcome our political divides and take back our democracy.
Unlikely Alliances in Fight for Sacred Lands
by Tess Thackaraposted Aug 12, 2010
- Major shareholders are joining the Dongria Kondh tribe's fight to protect their homeland from mining by Vedanta Resources.
The BP Oil Spill: Time to Get Unreasonable
by Brooke Jarvisposted Jul 23, 2010
- Shrimper Diane Wilson might be going to jail for her high-profile protests against BP. Why is she so sure it’s worth it?
Tribes Unite to Fight BP
by Sue Sturgisposted Jul 07, 2010
- Indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
Detroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 21, 2010
- Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
A Victory for Appalachia
by Sandra Diazposted Jun 18, 2010
- The days of rubber stamping permits for mountaintop removal coal mining are over, for now.
Bonn Climate Talks: Beyond BP
by Jamie Hennposted Jun 17, 2010
- Even as we work to prevent future disasters and break the U.S. oil addiction, we must keep up pressure for a fair, ambitious climate treaty.
Environment and Food in Haiti: Two Crises, One Solution
by Beverly Bellposted Jun 02, 2010
- Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.