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The Unabomber, anarcho-primitivism or green anarchy, and John Zerzan’s thoughts about civilization

[Eugene Weekly] John Zerzan “is famous as one of the major developers of the anarcho-primitivism worldview and in 2014 spoke…

Posted in Global Village UK

COP26: Industry-Backed ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ is a Greenwashing Scam, Warns Global Climate Coalition

[Common Dreams] “As a global climate summit continued in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, an international coalition of advocacy groups warned world…

Posted in Global Village USA

WWF accused of “fortress conservation”, colonialism and human rights abuses

[Ecohustler] “An unprecedented hearing by the US House Natural Resources Committee has seen WWF’s reputation shredded by Representatives from both…

Posted in Brazil UK

Letter by 30 cross-party MPs calls on Bolsonaro to cease his assault on Amazon, its people, and planet’s future, claims UK government complicit

[The Independent] “The UK government is complicit in Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on the Amazon rainforest, a cross-party group of MPs have warned.”…

Posted in Denmark USA

Billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates back mining firm to seek electric vehicle metals in melting Greenland

[REUTERS] “Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, has signed an agreement with…

Posted in Brazil

Under Bolsonaro, illegal migrants (miners, loggers, ranchers) invading ever-larger Indigenous territory, leading to conflicts and a surge in killings of local activists

[E360] “One afternoon last month, several vehicles descended on a village in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where Avelin…

Posted in UK

Video: Police raid London arts complex Antepavilion, detain owner and staff, because installation resembles Extinction Rebellion bamboo structure used in protests

[The Art Newspaper] “Video footage has emerged of a police raid on the East London multi-arts complex Antepavilion that took…

Posted in USA

During Covid-19 pandemic and after Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, several U.S. states introduced harsh new penalties for protesting fossil fuels

[HuffPost] “Dawn Goodwin spent her 50th birthday among towering pines and yellow birches whose tree rings make her lifespan seem…

Posted in Global Village Sweden USA

Bill Gates backs geoengineering efforts to counter climate change through “sun-dimming technology”

[Forbes] “Microsoft’s MSFT+1% billionaire founder Bill Gates is financially backing the development of sun-dimming technology that would potentially reflect sunlight out of Earth’s atmosphere,…

Posted in Ecuador USA

Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger under house arrest for winning landmark Amazon pollution case against Chevron

[The Nation] “More than a quarter-century ago, Steven Donziger, a young American human rights lawyer, joined the legal effort to force…

Posted in France Libya Syria USA

Decades of Hillary Clinton controversies exposed: LaFarge, Libya, Syria, terrorism and the presidential nomination

[Observer] “One of the most troubling revelations exposed by Wikileaks has been completely ignored by mainstream media. On August 1, Wikileaks shared…

Posted in Iraq Syria Turkey

Turkey uses dams as political leverage, reduced flow and droughts escalating water-shortage crisis in Iraq and Syria

[Future Directions International] “The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, originating in Turkey and cutting through both Syria and Iraq, have experienced…

Posted in France New Zealand

Revealed after 20 years: French president Mitterrand approved bombing of Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, killing one

[The New York Times] “Twenty years ago, two French secret service frogmen attached mines to the hull of a ship…

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Yadana Gas Pipeline: US oil firm Unocal settles lawsuits over abuses with Myanmar villagers

[Environment News Service] “Oil giant Unocal has settled out of court in two lawsuits filed in the United States by…