Today it is especially difficult for most people to understand our perilous global energy situation, precisely because it has never been more important to do so. Got that? No? Okay, let me explain
Activists are enforcing – not breaking – the law when attempting to obstruct operations that destroy our planet, as Jeremy Brecher explains.
How the TPP Extends the Tentacles of Corporate Power: trade deals and the threat that investor-state arbitration poses to democracy.
Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni 8: Oil and Human Rights Campaigner, Sarah Shoraka’s first hand account of the ongoing movement for justice in the Niger Delta.
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Ruthi Brandt from UK Tar Sands network guest blogs on the possibilities, and implications, of our two Energy Futures – a special post for Reclaim Power! Day of Action for People and Community Energy Alternatives.
An attempt at an overview of where things stand on the global day of action against fracking.
Ten years ago this month Bolivia’s ‘Gas War’ saw more than 60 people killed at the hands of government troops. We report from the ‘Black October’ memorial in La Paz, where families were remembering victims and calling for the President responsible to finally face justice.
Lucy Patterson of Push Europe on the thinking behind Reclaim Power Month, running until Nov 11th
Reports from the resistance camp in Balcombe, focal point of the fight against fracking in the UK.
New on Getting Action: Broad social mobilization helped ban open-cast mining in Costa Rica. But a Canadian mining company is attempting to force over $1bn in compensation using international arbitration.