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The comptroller Sandra Morelli

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By Joan Martinez Alier. The Colombian attorney Sandra Morelli, a woman with a strong personality, is a member of the Colombian establishment. Since September 2014, she doesn’t know whether she’s living a …

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Food Banks: Canned Justice or Fuel For activism

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By Aaron Vansintjan. Philippe* is the truck driver of a food bank in Montréal, Canada. Twice a week he drives to the headquarters of Moisson Montréal, the largest food bank …

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Obituary for Prof. Rajni Kothari

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Prof. Rajni Kothari’s life and work will continue to guide and inspire People’s Movements. This is a tribute from The National Alliance of People’s Movements. “People’s movements are based on deep …

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PROGRAM of hearing and EJOLT conference

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Opportunities for European policy makers towards Environmental Justice2-3 March 2015 – Brussels REGISTER HERE. HEARING ON “ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE” 2 March 2015, 12:30-15:30Venue: European Parliament Room A1G-2, Bât. Altiero Spinelli, 60 rue Wiertz, …

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Soma, Ermenek, Yirca: Can Anti-Coal Activists Defend Coal Miners and Olive Farmers?

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By Ethemcan Turhan. The coal-mining town of Soma in the western Aegean region of Turkey hardly made headlines until last May. A mining disaster that took the lives of 301 …

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The concept of “ecological debt” and its value for environmental justice

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EJOLT’s latest report is about the value of the ecological debt concept to struggles for environmental justice. “Ecological debt. History, meaning and relevance for environmental justice” can be downloaded here. …

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Communities Unite to Say Yes to Life, No to Mining

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By Hannibal Rhoades. Healthy land, water, air and life-sustaining livelihoods are good enough reasons for many communities around the world to resisting particular mining activities. A new web platform, inspired by …

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Opportunities for European policy makers towards Environmental Justice

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REGISTRATION is now OPEN for the final events of the EJOLT project on 2 and 3 March: a PUBLIC HEARING in the European Parliament, a CONFERENCE in the European Economic …

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Help Mexican citizens fight GM corn

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Grrrowd is a new crowdfunding movement supporting legal “David versus Goliath” actions to defend social, environmental and economic rights worldwide. They want to realise “Justice powered by the crowd”. One …

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No to cyanide and fracking, from Romania to Brussels

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By Nick MeynenFirst posted on thischangeseverything.org When Alexandru Popescu walked out of his Romanian hometown of Ploieşti, on August 30th, his 84-year old father thought he was crazy. The 46-year-old antiquarian …

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