Henderson: La Via Campesina's International... →
An article about the caravan from my girl, Ash-Lee Woodward Henderson out of Tennessee. She was on a different leg of the tour than me — she talks about the stops along the way and even meeting Zapata’s grandson (What! Jealous.) I love the ladies from the South, so lovely, so smart, so thoughtful.
Caravanes internationales à Cancun →
In French, but totally worth reading, I’m sure. Written as a personal testament from my fellow Caravanista, Lise-Anne Leveille de Canada.
Cancún Betrayal: UNFCCC Unmasked as WTO of the Sky... →
veracruz - water & oranges
This is a report that I wrote about one of our caravan stops for the caravan essay collection. Veracruz - Dec 1, 2010 – Caravan Day 5 Our first day on our second bus ends with an evening stop in Veracruz. We are maybe three hours late to this large coastal city, and only half strong. Due to our lateness the caravan split into two, one half going to Puebla (on what turned out to be trip...
Climate deal forced through without consensus →
Cont: REDD explanation, a Ponca City story
Part II. This is paraphrased from a presentation I heard from Tom Goldtooth, from the Indigenous Environmental Network, at the Via Campesina space on Monday, Dec 6th & a weaving of my own personal story. This was powerful for two reasons. First, it tells a clear story of the REDD pipeline - those communities on the polluting end, the company, the greenwashing, and the communities on the REDD...
climate & exploitation: a short (simple &...
PART I. REDD/REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation & Forest Degradation) is a market mechanism to try and maintain current forest levels so they can absorb carbon emissions, and consequently, slow global warming. It is a complicated policy that I do not fully understand. Unfortunately for me, it’s a critical policy and eliminating it is a crux of the alternative movement. A panel...
Evo Morales is speaking at the Via Campesina encampment at 3pm today!–
My people: Portland Central America Solidarity... →
Democracy Now coverage of the Mexico City march →
starts at 8:25