Trade, economics, and globalization (neoliberalism)

Nothing to do, nowhere to go, nothing to say: How the broad climate movement has failed us

 Graffiti from Havana, Cuba By James Jordan (Originally published in Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal) January 13, 2016 – It has been a month since the UN climate summit in Paris, aka COP 21. One might expect the kind of ebb and flow we often see in popular movements. Interest in climate issues, the…

If We Want to Save the World – An Internationalist Declaration

The same imperialism that has caused so much damage to the Global South today continues expanding and threatening the whole planet. Consequently, the struggle for climate justice has converted into a struggle for the liberation of all workers, peasants, indigenous and ecosystems. The struggle against Empire is a struggle to save life on Earth. (Originally…

Water Policy and Socialism—Imagining the Possibilities

by James Jordan, from a September 26, 2015 presentation at the Salt of The Earth Labor College in Tucson, Arizona Michael Parenti has said that Capitalism takes living nature, transforms it into commodities and transforms commodities into dead capital. It takes life, soil, mineral, air and water, everything Mother Earth has to offer and transforms…

Protests against Peru’s Tia Maria Mine and International Solidarity

by James Jordan What does it take to stop a transnational corporate giant in its tracks when it threatens workers, farmers and communities? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer. Originally published in the Peoples World Unionists, rural workers, popular movements, and environmentalists are coming together in this region of southern Peru to halt…

Meet Colombia’s Marcha Patriótica and Lazos de Dignidad November 10 – 25

Come hear representatives of Colombia’s  Marcha Patriótica (Patriotic March) and Lazos de Dignidad (Links of Dignity). The Patriotic March is Colombia’s largest Left movement for a just peace and a target of heavy repression, with over 60 of its leaders assassinated in just two years time. Lazos de Dignidad provides legal representation and human rights…

AfGJ Statement in Solidarity with Mario Luna and the Yaqui Nation in Mexico

The Alliance for Global Justice is very concerned about the arrest of Mario Luna, Secretary of the Yaqui nation’s traditional authorities in the town of Vicam in the state of Sonora, Mexico. We are convinced that Luna has been arrested because of his activities in defense of the Yaqui people’s water rights and the Rio…

¡Estamos a favor de la Tierra, contra el Imperio!

Declaración de la campaña, ‘”Por la Tierra, Contra el Imperio” de la Alianza para la Justicia Global (AFGJ, por su siglas en inglés- www.afgj.org) Traduccion por Adrian Boutureira Sansberro Para leer en inglés, hace clic aquí Firme la Promesa a Resistir por la Tierra, Contra el Imperio La Tierra se está muriendo. La Tierra no…

Join the “For Earth, Against Empire” Campaign

Sign the FOR EARTH, AGAINST EMPIRE Pledge of Resistance! Click here to read and share the “Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming” statement and learn more about the People’s Climate March, this September in New York!  Learn about AfGJ’s Peru Delegation for the December UN Climate Summit  Versión en español Earth is dying. Earth is…

Why Aren’t Nicaragua’s Children Fleeing to the United States?

Nicaragua Network Alert —  June 30, 2014 This publication may be reproduced in whole or in part. Please credit the Nicaragua Network. Click here to see revealing Border Patrol map of the origins of migrant children detainees A supporter sent us a letter to the editor she had written to counter all the right-wing letters…