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France: The Revenge Against the Commons (Recent Report from the ZAD)

26. April 2018
France: The Revenge Against the Commons (Recent Report from the ZAD)

from zadforever This is a long read by one of the inhabitants of the Zad, about the the fortnight rollercoaster of rural riots that has just taken place to evict the liberated territory of the zad. It’s been incredibly intense and hard to find a moment to write, but we did our best. This...
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2018 Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence in Pittsburgh June 8 – 11

18. April 2018
2018 Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence in Pittsburgh June 8 – 11

from FightToxicPrisons.org Once again, the Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence will occur coinciding with June 11 weekend, building off the 14 years of organizing solidarity with snared saboteurs and caged liberationists of the ecological resistance. The Pittsburgh gathering will be the third annual nationwide convergence of FTP, or the #FightToxicPrisons movement. This year we will...
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Updates on Resisting the BOP’s Toxic Prison in Letcher County

8. November 2017
Updates on Resisting the BOP’s Toxic Prison in Letcher County

[NOTE: Back in 2015, the EF! Newswire posted a story about the early phase of this effort, “Between Sludge Pond and Old Growth” which gives a background and beautiful photos of the area in Central Appalachia where this prison is proposed to be built. And just yesterday, the Marshall Project published a great update...
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Frackville Prison’s Systemic Water Crisis

5. November 2017
Frackville Prison’s Systemic Water Crisis

Bryant Arroyo, “jailhouse environmentalist” at Pennsylvania’s SCI-Frackville by Bryant Arroyo / FightToxicPrisons.org On September 19, 21, 24 and 27, 2017, we prisoners at Pennsylvania’s SCI-Frackville facility experienced four incidences with respect to the crisis of drinking toxic water. While this was not the first indication of chronic water problems at the prison, it seemed...
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Paperwrenching Prisons and Pipelines

29. Oktober 2017
Paperwrenching Prisons and Pipelines

by Panagioti / EarthFirstJournal.org AUTHOR’S NOTE: If your the type who likes to cut to the chase, here it goes: There are two open comment periods for Environmental Impacts Statements (EIS) that you should know about. One for the Sabal Trail Pipeline and another for the Letcher County federal prison. So take a few...
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From Pipelines to Phosphate Mines, Resistance Continues in Springs Country

7. Oktober 2017
From Pipelines to Phosphate Mines, Resistance Continues in Springs Country

From Sabal Trail Resistance News about the Sabal Trail lawsuit, court updates, prisoner support and the emerging phosphate mine fight Photo of cave diving in Blue Springs State Park in Marianna, FL Some important events have happened since our last update. In August, a federal court found the Sabal Trail Pipeline’s Environmental Impact Statement...
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The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons goes International!

17. September 2017
The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons goes International!

from FightToxicPrisons.org We’re Hitting the Road with the U.K. “End Toxic Prisons” Tour. Check out dates and details below. This Autumn, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons will be touring the UK with Community Action on Prison Expansion. All over the world prisons are toxic environments causing social and ecological harm. Folks from the US...
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For Leonard Peltier’s Birthday: A Statement from Florida Indigenous Rights and Environmental Equality (FIREE)

14. September 2017
For Leonard Peltier’s Birthday: A Statement from Florida Indigenous Rights and Environmental Equality (FIREE)

Artwork by Leonard Peltier from FightToxicPrisons.org [Note: Amidst recovery from an unexpected triple bypass heart surgery and the largest hurricane threat seen in years, political prisoner Leonard Peltier turned 73 this week, on September 12, inside Coleman Federal Correctional Complex in Central Florida. FIREE released the following statement on his birthday and , September...
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UK: Sheffield Tree Defenders Vow To Continue Fight After Legal Loss

17. August 2017
UK: Sheffield Tree Defenders Vow To Continue Fight After Legal Loss

from Josh Halliday / The Guardian Campaigners trying to halt a “politically controversial” tree-felling programme in Sheffield have vowed to continue their fight despite losing a high court battle with council bosses. A judge on Tuesday made orders barring residents from taking “unlawful direct action” to prevent the lawful felling of roadside trees. It...
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New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

17. August 2017
New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

from Montreal Counter-Info Read PDF here  
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Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

14. August 2017
Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

from Hambach Forest The logging of ancient Bialowieza Forest has been blocked and equipment occupied for two days in the row now. On Thursday a group of activist locked on to the harvester and a forwarder resulting in the longest logging blockade...
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Why Environmentalists Should Continue to Stand with Prisoners on August 19

13. August 2017
Why Environmentalists Should Continue to Stand with Prisoners on August 19

by Panagioti Tsolkas / FightToxicPrisons.org On August 19, 2017, prisoner activists and their allies have organized the Millions for Prisoners’ Human Rights March to take place in Washington DC, and solidarity actions across the country inside and outside of prisons. The A19 events are now only a week away; its time to step up...
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