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News, information and analysis from the black left.
See Margaret Kimberley's blog

Who owns what?

Part 39: Public Policy & the Widening Racial Wealth Gap

Who's got what in the USA?

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

Climate Crisis News

"Project Unspeakable"

a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. more...

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

Local Futures is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide

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

"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 Women and Life on Earth network based on ecological feminism. more 
We were based in Germany for a decade, with contacts worldwide. (See our archive in Berlin.) Now we are ready to continue our work with a new base in North America, as a project of the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice in Western Massachusetts.
Here one of our founding German members, Maria Mies...

Ecofeminist, author-activist-teacher and friend, Maria Mies turned 85 earlier this month. We want to honor her by sharing her work on our site, here in English, and in German, her native language.


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February 13, 2016

Keep it in the Ground: protecting trees, land from fracked gas pipelines

Around the country fracked gas infrastructure is being opposed -- to protect local land, water and health, and as an action for climate sanity. Here's the action in PA. [more...]

February 11, 2016

"6 Reasons Not to Reboot the Cold War"

"The Obama administration's final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia," writes Miriam Pemberton. [more...]

February 09, 2016

Birthday greetings to Maria Mies

Ecofeminist, author-activist-teacher and friend, Maria Mies turned 85 earlier this month. We want to honor her by sharing her work on our site, here in English, and at our German page, in her native language. [more...]

February 02, 2016

U.N. Working Group Says U.S. Should Consider Reparations for Slavery

Democracy Now! reports: "A United Nations working group says the United States should consider reparations to African Americans whose ancestors were enslaved as part of trans-Atlantic slave trade."... [more...]

January 28, 2016

Tomgram: Ann Jones, Social Democracy for Dummies

"American Democracy Down for the Count
Or What Is It the Scandinavians Have That We Don’t?"
By Ann Jones [more...]

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