Beautiful Rising

Beautiful Rising

Beautiful Rising is a new activist toolkit aimed at helping people put an end to injustices like militarism and dictatorship, with a specific focus on sharing lessons from the Global South. Access the toolkit here. Bringing together the combined experience of activists from around the world, the toolkit, seeks to strengthen the...

Sløtface: Anti-mining Activist Punk Rockers

Sløtface: Anti-mining Activist Punk Rockers

  • Written on: 28 April 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

The Norwegian punk four-piece Sløtface have released their new music video Sponge State, which sees them atop a mountain playing a concert for, and standing with, activists against Nordic Mining’s dumping of more than 250 million tonnes of waste into the scenic fjord at Førde, Norway. The band themselves are...

Tapping into Peru’s mining conflict

Tapping into Peru’s mining conflict

  • Written on: 09 October 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Originally broadcast by Al Jazeera. Pressure is mounting on the Peruvian government to resolve a mining dispute following deadly protests  that rattled the country’s southeast region. Locals are fighting a $7.4 billion copper mining project. They accuse the China-backed company MMG Limited (MMG) of changing  the Las Bambas project’s environmental plan and...

ICT’s for Feminist Movement Building

ICT’s for Feminist Movement Building

Across the world, women are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support rights agendas, tell their own stories and challenge emerging issues in regard to access, women’s voices and violence. This activist toolkit from Just Associates (JASS),  gives critical insights into different kinds of useful ICTs and how women...

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

By Guadalupe Rodriguez. Source: Yes to Life, No to Mining   Activists from ContraMINAcción (Galicia) OroNo (Asturias) and Ingénieurs Sans Frontières – extractifs Systèmes et environnement  (France) met last sunday in Tapia de Casariego (Asturias, Spain) to discuss their common concern about the resurgence of extractivism in Europe, which they...

Territories Free of Mining on the Rise in Honduras

Territories Free of Mining on the Rise in Honduras

Story by Sandra Cuffe (Originally posted by Beacon Reader where you can support Sandra’s investigative reporting on mining in Central America)    While the Honduran government continues its promotion of mining investment, communities around the country are voting against mining in open town hall assemblies. At least 10 municipalities in Honduras have...