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Chile: Against Indiscriminate Eco-Extremist Violence

Chile: Against Indiscriminate Eco-Extremist Violence

from Contra Informate translated by Earth First! Journal [Editor’s note: Recent communiques from so-called eco-extremist groups have stated goals of physically harming human beings. The following statement from the Heriberto Salazar Pack of Saboteur Dogs serves as a call-out to reject them by “naming them as part of an irresponsible urban guerrilla group attempting...
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Mining Conflicts in Latin America: Map and Database

Mining Conflicts in Latin America: Map and Database

http://desinformemonos.org.mx/mapa-de-conflictos-mineros-proyectos-y-empresas-mineras-en-america-latina/ map from Desinformemos linked database (SPANISH ONLY) from Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina translated by Earth First! Journal Number of conflicts in the Database: 210 Number of projects implicated in those conflicts: 220 Communities affected by those projects: 315 Number of conflicts that cross international borders: 6 Country Conflicts Argentina 26...
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The Thirst for the Sea: Lack of Water and New Extractivist Markets

The Thirst for the Sea: Lack of Water and New Extractivist Markets

from Theory Without Borders Several decades ago the idea came along through state institutions that we would soon be submerged into a water crisis, arguing that the growing population and climate change were solely responsible for the lack of water. Through this official diagnosis by the State and means of communication, certain fundamental questions...
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June 11 Statement by Hacktivist Prisoner Jeremy Hammond

June 11 Statement by Hacktivist Prisoner Jeremy Hammond

from 325 Revolutionary greetings on this June 11! Solidarity with all Earth warriors and anarchists behind bars! We are up against a system of power and profit, a system which is destroying the planet and forcing the people into poverty and imprisonment. Many of us who have fought back found ourselves in the crosshairs...
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New Anarchist Translation Project: Theory Without Borders

New Anarchist Translation Project: Theory Without Borders

from Theory Without Borders via Insurrection News Theory Without Borders is a project focused on promoting anarchist texts, theory, and analysis through translating texts into English in order to give their original authors a platform to access a larger audience. The anti-authoritarian left is an important voice that is often ignored or misrepresented within...
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Peru: Chancayanos Vow Resistance to Port’s Construction

Peru: Chancayanos Vow Resistance to Port’s Construction

from Conflictos Mineros translated by Earth First! Journal On Thursday, May 26, President Ollanta Humala placed the first stone on the Chancay mega-port’s foundation, a first step towards the solid, liquid, and rolling cargo terminal, in the region of Lima. Alongside the opening ceremony, people protested. Holding signs that read “Yes to Life, No...
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Analysis of US Refineries: A “Bhopal Waiting to Happen”

Analysis of US Refineries: A “Bhopal Waiting to Happen”

by Larry Buhl / DeSmog Blog Still of ABC7 Eyewitness News coverage of the ExxonMobil Torrance oil refinery blast On the morning of February 18, 2015, the ExxonMobil oil refinery in Torrance, California exploded, causing chemical ash to rain on the surrounding community for hours. Eight workers had to be decontaminated and four were...
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Crude Oil Train Derails in Columbia River Gorge, OR

Crude Oil Train Derails in Columbia River Gorge, OR

by Associated Press in Hood Oregon / The Guardian An aerial view provided by the Washington State Department of Ecology shows scattered and burned oil tank cars near Mosier, Oregon. Photograph: AP Environmental crews worked on Saturday to contain a sheen of oil that appeared in the Columbia river along the Washington-Oregon border after...
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Billions of Cicadas Start East Coast Invasion

Billions of Cicadas Start East Coast Invasion

from Modern Farmer Periodical cicadas (Magicicada spp.) are among those insects that arrive in plagues. Related to smaller bugs like leafhoppers, they are often mistakenly called locusts. But the similarities between...
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NE: Judge Denies Crow Butte Uranium Mine Renewal License

NE: Judge Denies Crow Butte Uranium Mine Renewal License

from Native Sun News Crow Butte, seen from the south, has historical and cultural significance for tribal opponents of uranium mining at the landmark in northeastern Nebraska.COURTESY/Panhandle Trails PINE RIDGE –– The Oglala Sioux Tribe and activists scored a win on May 26, when federal administrative judges ruled that Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff...
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Storm of Sedition: Wild Rage and Noise Against Civilization

Storm of Sedition: Wild Rage and Noise Against Civilization

In the 1980s and 90s, punk bands helped to radicalize a generation of young people and spread anarchist ideas across the world. In the current period, few punk bands seem to be picking up the torch in North America. One such band that is continuing on this tradition is Storm of Sedition, a “DIY...
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DR Congo: Construction of World’s Largest Dam Could Begin Within Months

DR Congo: Construction of World’s Largest Dam Could Begin Within Months

from The Guardian The first phase, Inga 3, is being fast-tracked by the government. Eventually the dam will span the vast Congo river, above, and cost $100bn. Photograph: Courtesy of...
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