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New Merch Offers!

As some of you may have noticed, the Journal collective has been hard at work coming up with new ways to make this project exciting for you to support. Before the COVID-19 pandemic even impacted us this year, our website had to change to a new URL, and we were unable to sell anything on […]

Oregon: Statement On Medford Mutual Aid Evacuee Camp In Wake Of Brutal Police Raid

by The Law Offices of Justin Rosas Facebook Press Release Regarding the Hawthorne Mutual Aid CampFrom Eight of Those Arrested on September 22, 2020 As a group working closely to provide aid to the homeless, several of my clients have repeatedly witnessed the displacement, ticketing, and arrest of homeless residents throughout the Rogue Valley for […]

HAPPENING NOW: #ShutDownKKR Day of Action Against Coastal GasLink

๐‰๐จ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž #๐’๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐ƒ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง๐Š๐Š๐‘ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐›๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐š๐๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐–๐ž๐ญ'๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฐ๐ž๐ญ'๐ž๐ง ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐๐ข๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฌ!

EF!J Moving Fundraiser Raffle

The Earth First! Journal is officially moving our office to Portland. In the coming weeks we will be leaving Grants Pass, finishing up the Summer issue and moving to a new office in Portland. We feel this move will open a lot more doors for the Journal as well as for our staff. All of […]

BlackRockโ€™s $400m Stake in Amazon Meatpackers Defies Sustainability Cred

by Fernanda Wenzel, Pedro Papini, and Naira Hofmeister / Mongabay Wall Street fund manager BlackRock administers 2.2 billion reais ($408 million) in shares in the three largest Brazilian meatpackers operating in the Amazon today. The cattle purchase and slaughter operations of JBS, Marfrig and Minerva involve 6.9 million hectares (17 million acres) of land at […]

Mass Prison Escape in Moroto, Uganda: 1 Soldier Killed, Weapons Seized from Armory

from AMW English 219 prisoners escaped from Moroto Prison on Wednesday after prisoners were exposed to coronavirus. One soldier was killed by prison rebels, who stormed an armory and seized over 15 weapons and ammunition. Only seven out of 219 prisoners who escaped from the prison in north-eastern Uganda have been recaptured. Two prisoners have […]

Florida: Unpermitted Land Clearing Threatens Protected Wildlife, Developers Plan Housing and Sports Center

by Friends of What Used To Be the Blueberry Farm Gainesville, FL -- On Sunday September 20, residents who live and work in the Calf Pond Creek watershed walked the 107 acres of forest on what is known locally as the Blueberry Farm flagging buffer areas around waterways, as indicated in an initial draft permit […]

Triple Crisis in the Anthropocene Ocean Part One: Corrosive Seas

by Ian Angus / Climate & Capitalism Introduction. It is impossible to overstate the importance of the ocean to life on Earth. Covering 71% of the planetโ€™s surface, it contains 97% of the worldโ€™s surface water and is central to the great biogeochemical cycles that define the biosphere and make life possible. Marine plants generate half […]

Chiapas, the Return of Paz y Justicia

Terror returned to Tila, Chiapas, hand in hand with the resurgence of the paramilitary group namedย Desarrollo, Paz y Justiciaย (Development, Peace and Justice). One after another, armed attacks, assassinations, sieges and all kinds of aggressions take place against the 836 ejido owners who reclaimed their territorial rights.

CALL TO ACTION: Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage Against Colonialism Oct. 11

by Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage Against Colonialism / via Indigenous Action Media This is a call for an Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage Against Colonialism on Sunday, October 11, 2020, everywhere. We are calling for autonomous, anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, and anti-fascist actions. We will take the streets and we will take the waters and the […]

Malaysian Man ‘Finds’ Monkey Selfies On Lost Phone

from BBC A Malaysian man says he found monkey selfies and videos on his missing phone a day after retrieving it in the jungle behind his house. The content – including footage of a monkey that appears to be trying to eat the phone – has been widely shared on social media since Zackrydz Rodzi […]