Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tag: environmental activism

How to beat the ‘fracking frenzy’—lessons from the campaign that ended...

“We want to make the government listen to the community, who for over a decade now have been saying that fracking is not safe, not trusted, not wanted in the territory."

Battling a mining Goliath on two continents

Environmental activists have made some important strides in confronting the Australian mining company Lynas.

Free after 993 Days: Environmental lawyer Steven Donziger on leaving house...

“I didn’t really understand freedom until it was taken away.”

Murder of activist in India highlights growing risk to environmental defenders

Ajit Maneshwar Naik, a 57-year-old environmental activist who fought against the construction of new dams on the Kali River in the state of Karnataka in India, was killed last month.

5 ways communities are coping with climate anxiety

From action-oriented toolkits to talk therapy and meditation, these responses facilitate recovery, hope, and activism.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 26, 2018

Federal lawsuit against President Trump's business interests allowed to proceed, deadly wildfires rage around the world, Betsy Devos is hurting students again, and more.

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Australia becomes first country to approve psychedelics as form of medicine

Australia is reclassifying them as “controlled substances” and making them available for use in managed medical settings.

Congress has been captured by the arms industry

And what a price to pay!

How Indigenous land management practices are a blueprint for climate-resilient agriculture

As a rapidly warming world strains at the shortcomings in industrial farming, key lessons can be taken from Indigenous practices.

We don’t have to choose between nuclear madmen

We can make a difference -- maybe even the difference -- to avert global nuclear annihilation.

What connects Trump’s likely arrest with the bank bailouts?

Let's start with multi-billionaire Peter Thiel, and follow the money.