Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador

Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador By Dylan Charles The South American nation of Ecuador has been in the throes of a bloody populist revolution for nearly two weeks now. On October 3rd, 2019, President Lenín Moreno announced the enactment of Decree 883 which effectively ended decades of government fuel subsidies, causing the price of gasoline and diesel to jump sharply overnight. In a televised speech on Oct. 3, Moreno announced executive order 883 which “liberates the price of diesel and extra gasoline,” justifying…

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Brazil Groups Denounce Industrial Forestry on Opening Day of IUFRO World Congress

Brazil Groups Denounce Industrial Forestry on Opening Day of IUFRO World Congress Caption: “Eucalyptus Plantations are not Forests” banner at MST Camp, Espirito Santo Brazil (2005) Photo: Anne Petermann Note: The following introduction was written to launch the open letter the the IUFRO World Congress attached below it (in English,… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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GJEP on Redacted Tonight: Lee Camp Interviews ED Anne Petermann about radical solutions to climate change

GJEP on Redacted Tonight: Lee Camp Interviews ED Anne Petermann about radical solutions to climate change Watch this interview with GJEP Exec Director Anne Petermann on Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT  She addresses the deforestation crisis, false solutions to climate change being pushed that use forests and displace forest dependent peoples, and… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 19 Sept

URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 19 Sept September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations (Sign on by 19 September!) Sign your group onto the letter denouncing tree plantations to the IUFRO World Congress (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) World Rainforest Movement, which… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Join The Resurgence! Register Today to Build Strategies for Forests and Climate Justice

Join The Resurgence! Register Today to Build Strategies for Forests and Climate Justice Global Justice Ecology Project is co-convening The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence from October 11 to 14 in Southern Illinois near Carbondale  – that will culminate on Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  It is less than… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Conflicted Judge Abets Chevron Retaliation Against Heroic Lawyer Steven Donziger

Conflicted Judge Abets Chevron Retaliation Against Heroic Lawyer Steven Donziger By Aaron Kesel For over a decade, New York lawyer and activist Steven Donziger, of Donziger and Associates, has been fighting Chevron after the oil giant bought out Texaco. However, just when we think we’ve seen it all in the Chevron case, NY District Court Justice Lewis Kaplan seeks to prove we ain’t seen nothing yet. Judge Kaplan wants Amazonian lawyer, Steven Donziger, destroyed, at all costs! Background This author was first made aware of the Amazonian villagers’ suffering, and…

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Report Reveals Number Of Environmental Activists Killed Each Week

Report Reveals Number Of Environmental Activists Killed Each Week By John Vibes As images of the Amazon burning were shared across social media this week, the world is turning its attention to the battle between indigenous people and the powerful interests who are seeking to take their land for financial gain. It is important to note that many of the images shared in the wake of the recent fires were actually falsely attributed; however, there is a very real crisis taking place in the Amazon, and in other tropical regions…

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NRDC and American Tribal Groups’ Update on Cell Tower Lawsuits, The FCC, and Why You Should Care About 5G

NRDC and American Tribal Groups’ Update on Cell Tower Lawsuits, The FCC, and Why You Should Care About 5G By B.N. Frank The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is supposed to protect the public by regulating the Telecom Industry.  Instead they have a long history of protecting the telecom industry at the public’s expense (see 1, 2).  This has become way scarier due to the “Race for 5G” which involves installing hundreds of thousands (maybe millions) of small cells in front of homes and everywhere else. The Telecom Industry gave congressional…

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Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Proposal–Just a Glorified REDD Project?

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Proposal–Just a Glorified REDD Project? Earth Minute: Global Tree Restoration Potential This week GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann takes a close look at the hidden threats and unanswered questions in the Global Tree Restoration Potential–a new study published in Science that examines the… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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16-Month Long Sting Operation Catches First Nations Man Selling $90 Worth of Fish

16-Month Long Sting Operation Catches First Nations Man Selling $90 Worth of Fish By John Vibes According to recent reports, a Canadian government agent posed as a scientist to set up an elaborate sting operation targeting a Cree First Nations man who was accused of illegally selling fish he’d caught from a lake near his home. For a year and a half, a conservation officer from Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Environment went undercover as an air quality scientist to investigate the claims. Donald Iron, a Cree First Nations man who lives…

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