September 21st was written into history when, according to the organizers, approximately 400,000 people marched on the streets of Manhattan in what was called the People’s Climate March, the biggest mobilization around climate change in history.
Uruguay’s marijuana legalization law should be a wake up call to political leaders across the hemisphere stop applying the failed policies of the past, and instead address the structural changes that need to happen to end the drug war.
On its own the Arabic word al-Nakhwa, means “gallantry.” Combined with the word “al-Arabiya” - “Arab gallantry” - the term becomes loaded with meanings, cultural and even political implications and subtext. But what is one to make of “Arab gallantry” during and after Israel’s most brutal war on Gaza between July 8 and August 26 which killed 2,163 Palestinians and wounded over 11,000 more?
The policy of forced conversions of religious minorities in the areas of Iraq and Syria held by the Islamic State has led to a wide displacement of people and a refugee flow into Turkey.
Join Marina Sitrin, co-author of the new book They Can't Represent Us: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy for a discussion in Burlington, VT on October 5th at the Peace and Justice Center.
The variety of the craft-brewing wave sweeping the US makes drinking beer more fun than ever. But as this trend spreads, there’s another revolution going on that’s concentrating most of the world’s beer into the hands of just a few mega-corporations.
The United States is in serious decline. Everything is going wrong. And in the panic, they are like a driver of a powerful automobile who has lost control of it, and doesn’t know how to slow it down.
Today it often feels as though we are hopelessly mired in apocalyptic thinking, both in our social movements and in popular culture. From Hollywood blockbusters to art house dystopias, and from hip-hop lyrics to “serious” literature, images of irreversible climate chaos, interminable warfare, and total societal collapse seem increasingly inescapable.