3,000-Mile March for Climate Action to Arrive in Washington, DC

They say that the longest journey begins with one step. The Great March for Climate Action took its first steps on March 1 in Los Angeles. By November 1, when the marchers arrive at the White House, they will have taken over 15 million steps.

The world speaks

Global mobilization Sept. 20-21, 2014 -- with 400,000 in NYC and hundreds of actions around the world -- people demanded action against the climate crisis.


Phyllis Bennis on Gaza

Hear the presentation and Q & A with Phyllis Bennis, author, activist, and fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, taped in W. Mass. Aug. 13, 2014. 

"Project Unspeakable"

offers scripts for a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. NPR's  Margot Adler's report: 'Project Unspeakable' Asks The Big Questions

Drones fly, children die

CODE PINK's Medea Benjamin: U.S. government claims drone victims are mostly militants, but about half of identified victims thus far are civilians and children. See 5.5 min. video hereCheck out photos bit.ly/1h5pQwx and archived footage anytime of their Nov. 16-17, 2013 'drone summit': Drones Around the World: Proliferation and Resistance: bit.ly/18TrIQZ

Transition Times Blog

We are in a time of transition -- which way will it go? Follow this excellent blog from Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: latest entry

The Economics of Happiness On Demand

ISEC is pleased to announce that The Economics of Happiness is now available for online viewing on demand. For a fee of US$5, the film can be streamed as often as you like over a one week period. Subtitled international versions may be offered soon. Watch here.

Who's got what in the USA?

Millions of people have watched this video on Wealth Inequality in America.

Artists Against Fracking

See Yoko and Sean Lennon and others in this excellent 7 minute video against hydraulic fracturing for gas. more

Living Downstream

"Living Downstream" new edition book and film

News from Africa

Through the voices of the peoples of Africa and the global South, Pambazuka Press and Pambazuka News disseminate analysis and debate on the struggle for freedom and justice. »Dust from our Eyes: An Unblinkered Look at Africa« by Joan Baxter. She discusses book here

New report from ETC Group

"Money or Life: What makes us really rich"

Now in English! Free download (39 pages pdf) of a German essay by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen on our relationship with the money economy -- and alternatives.

International Blogs

See Virtual Vita Nuova Jasmina Tešanović,  Serbian author, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, and filmmaker.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

on women and peace, ecology and global justice. Remembering the 1979-82 Women and Life on Earth network based on ecological feminism. more  In 2002-2012 we were based in Germany, with contacts worldwide. With our archive in Berlin, we are ready to build in North America.

What's new?

October 31, 2014

On elections in the USA: "Twelve Ways Jim Crow is Winning in 2014 and Future Elections"

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, the entire House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate is up for reelection: but is this really a democracy? [more...]

October 22, 2014

"How Women Are Bearing the Brunt of the Ebola Epidemic"

"Three-quarters of Ebola victims are women, with caretakers especially at risk," writes Krista Walton Potter. [more...]

October 22, 2014

A Declaration of Principles and Action for a New World

From the Moving Beyond Capitalism Conference in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico held in July, 2014. [more...]

October 12, 2014

Pinkwashing: Fracking Company Teams Up With Susan G. Komen to ‘End Breast Cancer Forever’

Biologist and anti-fracking activist Sandra Steingraber on a new 'low': drill bits to frack for underground oil and gas painted pink -- 'cancer awareness' or cancer causing? [more...]

October 11, 2014

Jennifer Browdy: Ebola & Islamic Extremism: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

"If we had been helping Liberia and other West African nations build good social infrastructure, instead of extracting profits from diamonds, rubber and gun sales, we would not be worrying about the spread of Ebola today." [more...]

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