Rate of environmental degradation puts life on Earth at risk, say scientists – Oliver Milman Thursday 15 January 2015 14.00 EST

Originally posted on Just Sayin':
Humans are ‘eating away at our own life support systems’ at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years, two new research papers say The view from the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory in the middle of the Amazon forest. Researcher say that of the nine processes needed to sustain life…

Report: The First Worldwide Festival of Resistance in Mexico

Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
By Mackenzie McDonald Wilkins, Popular Resistance, January 8, 2015 Celebrating the Global Fight Against Capitalism in Mexico: Where There is Destruction From Above We Will Rebuild From Below From December 21, 2014 through January 3, 2015 some 2,600 people from 48 countries (2,050 from Mexico and 550 from other countries)…

The Fleshy Excess of Black Life: Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice

Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Eric Ritskes Black life, Blackness, “Black holding on, Black making a way out of no way” is always in excess of the antiblack settler colonial state. And, in its excess, it is always threatening to the order and sense making of the state. This excess is carried in and on…

break the laws/break the chains: political reflections on Mike Brown and White Supremacy from Oakland CA

Originally posted on Kissing in the Dark…:
To be free is to break the law “Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.” -assata shakur  I write to you from a humbled place. Striving to be a warrior…

How To Stop An Oil And Gas Pipeline: The Unist’ot’en Camp Resistance

Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
Published on Nov 5, 2014 Over the past four years, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have literally built a strategy to keep three proposed oil and gas pipelines from crossing their land. Concerned about the environmental damage a leak could cause on land they’ve never given up, they’ve…

Got Land? Thank an Indian: Settler Colonialism in the Karuk Ancestral Territory

By: Laura Hurwitz From the time of European invasion of what now constitutes the United States, the settler colonial system has aimed to exterminate Indigenous Peoples and replace them with settlers on the land. While settler colonialism benefits the settler at the cost of the Indigenous, all life on Earth suffers from the continuation of […]

Settler Colonialism Primer

Originally posted on Unsettling America:
By Laura Hurwitz & Shawn Bourque, Unsettling Klamath River Coyuntura Colonialism and Settler Colonialism Colonialism is a system that occupies and usurps labor/land/resources from one group of people for the benefit of another.  Colonialism is derived from the Latin word Colonia.  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, in the Roman…