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Food Banks: Canned Justice or Fuel For activism

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

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

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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Communities Unite to Say Yes to Life, No to Mining

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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Help Mexican citizens fight GM corn

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

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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Civil Society Statement Supporting the Case Filed Against the Cambodian Ruling Elite in the International Criminal Court

The undersigned civil society organisations from across the world wish to express strong support for the case filed against the Cambodian Ruling Elite at the International Criminal Court on 7th …

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BOOK: Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era

By Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis. Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. …

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205 UK citizens groups deliver letter to Cameron, calling for moratorium on fracking

On Wednesday 10th December (UN Human Rights Day) at 3 pm, anti-fracking campaigners will hand deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street which has been signed by no fewer than …

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Ending ecocide in Almeria

By Nick Meynen. You don’t expect smiles and jokes from a man who lives in a village that’s facing extinction due to ecocide (1). But David Dene (66), a UK-born globetrotter, …

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