How Indigenous and local communities are struggling to protect their lands from extractivism and exploitation
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Thumy Phan is a Vietnamese immigrant illustrator currently based in Oklahoma City. She loves telling stories with her work, specifically BIPOC stories and her own experiences of growing up in the US as a Vietnamese, immigrant, permanent resident raised in the south. To make sure these narratives are heard, loud and clear, she uses e a combination of bold colours, flora, organic shapes, and a sprinkle of magical swirls. IG: @thusisterstudio Website: thusister.studio
Land defenders in the struggle against criminal groups, Mennonites and western development in Peru
How communities in Guatemala are using ancestral knowledge to build community resilience and restore food systems
Across the Philippines and across the world, land needs to be given back to the tillers
In conversation with Dr. Moayyad Bsharat about farmers' movements and the fight for land rights
How the Lenca Indigenous community is struggling to preserve their territories and their rights to autonomy and self determination against transnational mega-projects.
How food sovereignty is key to creating the living food systems which work for both people and planet
When I think of my time growing up in Tuvalu, one word comes to mind: paradise. From the idyllic beaches to the beautiful blue lagoons – and the even more delightful community – my home was a vivid ideal in my youth. Life was easy and happy when I was...
Ruthie Wilson Gilmore says: “Abolition is about presence not absence. It’s about building life affirming institutions”. To build back better means to build back differently. And when we do, climate justice and abolition can no longer be viewed as separate. Both teach us that learning (and unlearning) are ongoing processes...
I’m sure you’ve heard of Seaspiracy by now, but for those that haven’t, it’s a Netflix documentary about the environmental impact of fishing. It has since leapt into Netflix’s ‘top 10 most watched’ and has been the central point of a veritable social media flurry. However, it has also not...
In recent years, social media has increasingly been used by young people as a stage for activism. From users taking to Twitter to get real time coverage of white supremacists storming of the Capitol to TikTok users bypassing Chinese regulations by masquerading an exposé on the Uyghur Muslim genocide as...