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Damming Dissent: How An Italian Multinational Is Persecuting Environmental Defenders In Colombia

This article relates to a current international solidarity campaign around environmental defenders in Colombia. Find out more here

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Persecución y represión de defensores ambientales en Colombia

Las prácticas de una multinacional italiana en Huila, Colombia, ejemplifican cómo se utiliza cada vez más la criminalización de los activistas para acabar con la disidencia y la participación democrática real.

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How One Urban Activist Community in Bolivia Thrives on ‘Abundance For Everybody’

A group of young Bolivian activists are exploring ways to build a conscious community and local economy in the world’s highest capital city.

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One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

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?

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For Indigenous Peoples, Megadams Are ‘Worse than Colonization’

These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.

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Keeping Paris in perspective on the journey to system change

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?

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Keeping it Grounded

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.

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NEW PROJECT: Abundance for Everybody

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.

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Here’s What We’ll Do After the Paris Climate Summit Drops the Ball

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.

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How Extreme Energy Leads to Extreme Politics

Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.

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