Interviews: Festival of Resistances and Rebellions

Interviews: Festival of Resistances and Rebellions

  • Written on: 23 October 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Originally posted by Intercontinental Cry. The World Festival of Resistances and Rebellions against Capitalism was a landmark gathering that took place between December 3 and January 3 2014 in Chiapas, Mexico. Organized by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) and the National Indigenous Congress (CNI), Festival RaR brought together...

‘Capitalism is Mother Earth’s Cancer’: World People’s Summit Issues 12 Demands

‘Capitalism is Mother Earth’s Cancer’: World People’s Summit Issues 12 Demands

Originally published by Common Dreams on 12/10/15   Decrying capitalism as a “threat to life,” an estimated 7,000 environmentalists, farmers, and Indigenous activists from 40 countries convened in the Bolivian town of Tiquipaya for this weekend’s World People’s Conference on Climate Change, aiming to elevate the demands of social movements and...

Dominican activists decry mining projects as ‘new form of colonialism’

Dominican activists decry mining projects as ‘new form of colonialism’

Originally posted on Aljazeera America. By Renee Lewis. ALGARROBOS, Dominican Republic — “This is no longer a local fight, but a fight for the life of this country as a whole,” said Tony Sánchez, referring to Loma Miranda, a mountain in central Dominican Republic that activists say is threatened by...