Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism?
These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.
After coming together as a movement in Paris, how can we make sure we see the shift in values to make the system change we believe in possible?
Feet on the ground, eyes open to the traps and hazards around it, this is where the climate justice movement stands today – reclaiming power. When I think of my son, this is where hope lies.
The vibrant experimental community of the Casa de los Ningunos in Bolivia is exploring new forms of economic and social relations, from healing our relationships to the reciprocity economy.
No global agreement is coming to save the day. Our powers lie elsewhere, in our communities especially, and this is where we must take the battle.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
As agricultural communities across South America struggle to deal with the impacts of climate change on water resources, a cycling food activist provides some tales of inspiration from her journeys through the region.
At the end of May 2015 the Democracy Center and women from the María Auxiliadora community in the Zona Sur of Cochabamba, Bolivia, organized a photo exhibition and speaking event under the title Sembrando Dignidad Ante el Patriarcado y el Cambio Climático – Sowing Dignity in the face of Patriarchy and Climate Change.
A finales de mayo El Centro para la Democracia junto a la presencia de algunas de las mujeres de la Comunidad María Auxiliadora en la Zona Sur de Cochabamba, Bolivia, organizó una exposición fotográfica y una charla denominada Sembrando Dignidad ante el Patriarcado y el Cambio Climático.