Hydraulic fracturing in Maryland is gone for good. Members of the Don’t Frack Maryland coalition led a tireless and uncompromising campaign for a total ban rather than settle for the… Read more »
New Zealand earthquake exposes a government that is upping military spending while neglecting environmental safety
November 2016 turned out more momentous than New Zealanders expected. Anti-war campaigners converged on Auckland to protest against international naval exercises celebrating the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary. Ships… Read more »
Three reasons to STOP Adani: Sovereignty, the Great Barrier Reef and our planet
One of the most inspiring speakers I’ve heard recently is Murrawah Maroochy Johnson, a 20-year-old from the Wangan and Jagalingou people (WJP) of central Queensland. She spoke passionately about the… Read more »
Power, Gas and Hot Air
How the markets manufactured Australia’s “energy crisis”.
Indigenous-led rebellion at Standing Rock and beyond
Over a year ago, the Sacred Stone camp was established on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline. Since then opposition has taken many forms and… Read more »
Standing Rock Report-back – Gina Petry and Patrick Burns
Presentations by Freedom Socialist Party representative Patrick Burns and Seattle Radical Women Organizer Gina Petry about their November stay at Standing Rock, including video of interviews with members of… Read more »
Keep it in the ground: pipeline fight endures
The stunning battle against oil and gas pipelines is now front-page news, thanks to the publicity that fierce resistance to them has created.
Letters to the editor
Readers respond to articles on … fracking and earthquakes; the U.S. dollar; and healthcare. Also: notes on a farewell event for Rasmea Odeh, and a call to release human rights activists in Turkey. Plus: Freedom Socialist fund drive success.
Puyallup tribe and friends battle unsafe fracked gas plant
The Puyallup tribe and other environmental activists are waging a heroic and determined fight against a disastrous liquid natural gas (LNG) plant at the Port of Tacoma, Wash.
“Nuestra salud no está a la venta” — Un barrio del sur de Los Ángeles se rebela contra las prácticas racistas de perforación
El descubrimiento del “oro negro” en Los Ángeles en el siglo XIX, dio lugar a un paisaje urbano en el que las plataformas de perforación gigantes proyectan su sombra sobre… Read more »