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Urgent Call for Solidarity (during the days of the presidential elections)-Delegation to Venezuela, May 16-24, 2018

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize with the Bolivarian Revolution to join a delegation to Caracas, Venezuela … Continue reading

Food Politics in a Time of Crisis: corporate power vs. popular power in the shifting relations of state, society and capital in Venezuela’s food system

ERPI 2018 International Conference Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World   Ana Felicien, Christina M. Schiavoni and Liccia Romero 1 Introduction With growing interest in authoritarian populism in light of emerging global trends (Scoones et al. 2017), it bears turning to Venezuela, which by many assessments appears an emblematic case. Headlines such as ‘Will Trump’s … Continue reading

How to create an ecological society

  BOOK REVIEW Fred Magdoff and Chris Williams make a powerful case that ecological disaster can be only be overcome by a revolutionary transformation on socialist principles Fred Magdoff and Chris Williams Creating an Ecological Society: Towards A Revolutionary Transformation Monthly Review Press, 2017 reviewed by Sean Ledwith Counterfire, January 18, 2018 In November 2017, UN … Continue reading

Global warming may pass 1.5°C in the next five years

UK climate scientists say that warming in at least one year in the next five could blow past the target set in the Paris Accord.  From the Met Office “Decadal Forecast.” issued in January 2018. BLACK: observed temperatures. BLUE: probable range from decadal forecasts; red, retrospective forecasts. GREEN: climate simulations of the 20th Century.   … Continue reading

Birth of the First Ecosocialist International

Sunday, January 28 The Brooklyn Commons 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn 11217   In November 2017, over 100 delegates representing 19 countries and 12 indigenous nations gathered in the Venezuelan state of Yaracuy to collectively draft a planetary plan of action for the salvation of Mother Earth. Under the maroon leadership of three afro-descendant farming communities … Continue reading

The Road to Food Sovereignty

  \ New Internationalist Industrial agriculture isn’t the efficient beast it’s made out to be. Peasant farming, not industrial food production, is the way to feed the world, argue Pat Mooney and Nnimmo Bassey Time is running out if the world is going to slash greenhouse gas emissions enough to keep us below a 1.5°c … Continue reading

The Long Ecological Revolution

by John Bellamy Foster Aside from the stipulation that nature follows certain laws, no idea was more central to the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century, and to the subsequent development of what came to be known as modern science, than that of the conquest, mastery, and domination of nature. Up until the rise of … Continue reading

Venezuela Behind The Headlines.

  Foto By Rosana Silva Comunicadora Visual MRonline An interview with Christina Schiavoni Amidst imperialist interference, the people in Venezuela are carrying on the task of reorganizing their society. Real-life picture in Venezuela is far different from new-reports the mainstream media continuously circulates. The following interview of Christina Schiavoni, a researcher and food sovereignty activist, … Continue reading

Understanding feminism in the peasant struggle

Understanding feminism in the peasant struggle Via Campesina “A really important part of being women in La Vía Campesina is to identify ourselves and our various struggles” emphasized speakers at the start of the V Women’s Assembly taking place in Basque Country on 17 and 18 July 2017. The peasant women highlighted various aspects of … Continue reading

2nd International Gathering of Social Movements On Water

We are excited to invite water warriors to Michigan to share and strategy on the state of the movement for water rights in our communities. The 2nd International Gathering brings together people directly impacted by water struggles and social movement water groups,  plus — water rights attorneys and policy makers, researchers, scholars, social workers, youth … Continue reading

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