Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: Amazon

‘The future of Earth is at risk’: New drone footage of...

"Global demand for meat is destroying the Amazon rainforest."

Indigenous organization demand action to halt the destruction of the Amazon

Devastating wild fires have destroyed nearly 1 million hectares in Bolivia.

Brazil announces 60-Day ban on clearing land with fire

"What we are experiencing is a genuine crisis which could become a tragedy foretold with much larger fires than the ones we are now seeing if they are not immediately halted."

Reporting on global crises like Amazon fires, media need to focus...

It doesn’t matter so much how many reports corporate media write; if the same people stay at the center of them, the story won’t change.

Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

democraciaAbierta has seen a PowerPoint presentation that shows that Bolsonaro’s government intends to use hate speech to isolate minorities of the Amazon.

Amazon workers demand fair pay & conditions as company continues undercutting...

While online shoppers around the world flocked to Amazon’s mega-sale “Prime Day” this week, the retail giant faced growing outrage from protesters,...

Sanders and Omar lead group of dozen lawmakers calling for investigation...

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) led a group of 13 members of Congress urging the Department of Labor to...

Amazon refuses to act on climate change. So we employees are...

We know from labor history that when workers want change, they shouldn’t just wait for company leadership to act.

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from...

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

How New Yorkers stood up to Amazon and won

Queens activists, unions, and political leaders worried about gentrification and opposed the $1.2 billion in tax breaks offered to the retail giant.

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

If none of this happens, then America will be a nation that continues to drift aimlessly, having no vision of the country’s future directions, and continuing down a path leading to nowhere.