Monthly Archives: June 2013

Choice of Monsanto betrays World Food Prize purpose, say global leaders

World Food Prize awarded (unbelievably) to Monsanto

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Idle No More’s Sovereignty Summer

images-1Indigenous sovereignty groups Idle No More has an amazing new website, and is engaging in dramatic actions against extreme fossil fuel extraction at the moment under the banner “Sovereignty Summer.”

Check out the website and learn more here.

Particularly useful as a primer on why this campaign is necessary in the context of previous climate justice campaigns is Clayton Thomas-Muller’s discussion of the “Rise of the Native Rights-Based Strategic Framework.”

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‘Sovereignty Summer’ activists vow more action to come

Keeping the oil in the soil!

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Obama‚Äôs Plan for the Climate: Greenwash Our Way into Oblivion

Powerful indictment of Obama’s climate plan

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“Fearless Summer” movement launches months of intense climate protest

While parts of the country burn down, Fearless Summer turns up the political heat through direct action protests.

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Pentagon bracing for public dissent over climate and energy shocks

NSA snooping motivated by fears about environmental protest

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Always at War

Police_State_FullDossier on Perpetual War, edited by Patricia Clough and Sandra Trappen, just published on the Social Text website.

The dossier reminds us that the War on Terror has normalized a state of perpetual war, in which militarism is both invisible to the vast majority of US citizens and also permeates our culture in ineluctible but often subtle ways.

New articles to be posted every couple of days.

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