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Environmental Justice

Standing up for our health and homes.

First Nations Take On the Tar Sands First Nations Take On the Tar Sands
Video: Indigenous activist Clayton Thomas-Müller on the moral imperative to preserve Alberta’s beauty for future generations.
Women Farmers Feed the World Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa Hillstrom
Grassroots food activist Fatou Batta on why the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
The Tricks of the Trade Deals The Tricks of the Trade Deals
by Kristen Beifus, Christa Hillstrom
Three new agreements are predicted to kill jobs and solidify corporate power. It's our turn to have a say in how we trade.
Gold or Water: The Fight Goes on in El Salvador Gold or Water: The Fight Goes on in El Salvador
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.
Gearing Up for Moving Planet Day Gearing Up for Moving Planet Day
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 Dear Big Coal: You’re Not Above the Law
by Sarah van Gelder
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 From Disillusionment to Direct Action: A Tale on Two Continents
by Jim Shultz
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 Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining—and facing threats and violence as a result.
Worth Dying For Worth Dying For
A video tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives to protect the environment.
People We Love: Maria Aguinda People We Love: Maria Aguinda
by Oliver Lazenby
An indigenous elder from the Amazon takes Chevron to court.
Appalachia’s Cry for Help Appalachia’s Cry for Help
by Maria Gunnoe, Bo Webb, Mickey McCoy, Chuck Nelson, Bob Kincaid, Vernon Haltom
“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 Standing Up to Corporatism
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 Slower Living for a Rooted Future
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
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? A Green Dream Deferred?
by 99problems.org
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 Harnessing the Multiplier Effect
by Nathanael Massey
We're all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
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