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Cars, Riots, and Black Liberation: Lessons from Philadelphia’s Walter Wallace Rebellion

by Shemon and Arturo / Mute The US saw some of the largest riots and protests in its history this year in response to the continuing police murder of black people – most recently the Walter Wallace Rebellion in Philadelphia. Yet there has been scant attention paid to the innovations in struggle specific to these […]

Nov 18: Two Water Protectors Lock Down to Enbridge Line 3 Excavators, Blocking Active Construction

by Ginew Collective / Rising Tide North America Two Inlets, MN – This morning, two water protectors locked their bodies through the treads of excavators working on a pump station for Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline, as dozens of others rallied in support. Last week, Democratic Governor Tim Walz’s administration approved the last major […]

Road-Paving Project Threatens a Wildlife-Rich Reserve in Papua

by Asrida Elisabeth / adapted by Hans Nicholas Jong / Mongabay The Indonesian government plans to pave a stretch of highway running through an ecologically important wildlife reserve in the country’s Papua region. Experts warn the paving will encourage greater encroachment into Mamberamo Foja Wildlife Reserve, which is home to at least 332 bird species […]

Escaped Cloned Female Mutant Crayfish Take Over Belgian Cemetery

from nzherald Escaped self-cloning mutant crayfish created in experimental breeding programmes have invaded a Belgian cemetery. Hundreds of the duplicating crustaceans, which can dig down to up to a metre and are always female, pose a deadly threat to local biodiversity after colonising a historic Antwerp graveyard. “It’s impossible to round up all of them. […]

Oct. 13: Day of Action to Demand Mexican Gov’t Stop Paramilitary Attacks on Zapatista & Indigenous Communities

by Chiapas Support Committee Dear friends & supporters of the EZLN and the struggle for autonomy by indigenous communities: The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to join us in person on October 13, 2020, at 1:30pm PST at the offices of the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco, CA, to deliver a letter signed by […]