Are you listening?

Ocosingo, Chiapas. 21 de diciembre de 2012.

Are you all listening? It is the sound of your world collapsing. The sound of our uprising.

Yvonne’s Meme-A-Thon: Day 1, Meme 2, Good Food for All

So, I’m still 36 and relishing the anniversary of my birth.  Here’s a check-in around my three goals: to quit smoking, to practice gratitude, and to support the kickass work of Smart Meme, a grassroots story-based strategy center. 1.    Hours since my last inhale of carcinogens: 44 2.    Decolonize Oakland I am grateful to live […]

Coal Mining Curbed on the Black Mesa, Paving Way for Navajo Green Economy

A shorter version of this post first appeared on RaceWire. The indigenous environmental justice movement celebrated a victory, early January 2010, when a judge ruled that Peabody Energy cannot expand its coal mining operations on the Black Mesa in northern Arizona.  Former president Bush Jr. approved a permit for Peabody in the twilight of his […]