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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. We remember the 1979-82 network Women and Life on Earth in the northeastern USA, based on ecological feminism. more  From 2002-2012 we were based in Germany, with contacts worldwide. Now our archive is in Berlin, and we are establishing a new base in the US.

 No to NATO - Women in Black, London, Nov. 2010
See our background on women and NATO

 

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September 14, 2014

Starhawk on Permaculture Solutions for Climate Change

"We're one week away from the big climate change march in New York! ... I so wish I could go, but had promised months before to be at the Women's Permaculture Convergence in Washington--which is also an important strategy in addressing climate change!" [more...]

September 12, 2014

Women say no to NATO!

Response to the NATO summit in Wales in September, 2014: a position paper from the women’s workshop at the Counter Summit “No new Wars – No to NATO” [more...]

September 10, 2014

Naomi Klein to Degrowth Conference: Climate Change Can Deliver 'People's Shock'

"Status quo is not an option if we are to rein in runaway emissions, This Changes Everything author says in address to conference." [more...]

September 09, 2014

"FOR LASTING PEACE, LISTEN TO WOMEN"

Longtime Israeli peace activist Gila Svirsky sent this article to the Women in Black listserve. [more...]

September 05, 2014

Actions, voices against NATO summit

Peace activists met and demonstrated at the recent NATO summit meeting in Wales. Here's why, with women's voices for peace not militarist expansion. [more...]

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