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BIRTHING JUSTICE: Without Firing an Arm, We Created a Revolution

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BIRTHING JUSTICE: Without Firing an Arm, We Created a RevolutionBy Beverly Bell April 6, 2012Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve…Continue

Tags: movement, workers', land, reform, grabs

BIRTHING JUSTICE: Women in Peace-Building: Peace amidst War for Resource Control

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BIRTHING JUSTICE: Women in Peace-Building: Peace amidst War for Resource Controlby Beverly Bell, Other WorldsWelcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series…Continue

Tags: peace, Nigeria, energy, environment, Africa

 

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GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizingInterviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu April 22, 2014 The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in 1973 to improve the living conditions of small farmers while working for social and economic justice. Here, Kettly Alexandre of the MPP Women’s…See More
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One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco

Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.By Beverly BellCross-posted from Foreign Policy in Focus. April 1 marks one year since Honduras’ Rio Blanco community began a human barricade that has so far stopped a corporation from constructing a dam that would privatize and destroy the sacred Gualcarque River. (Photo: School of the Americas…See More
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MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS: KEEPING THE COMMONS COMMON

 By Beverly BellMarch 4, 2014 Today, as on every Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans is in the midst of full-on mayhem. Depending on when on Fat Tuesday you are reading this, the Zulu and Rex parades are either lining up at their staging sites or rolling down the streets amongst crazed revelers. Mardi Gras Indian tribes in their feather-and-bead suits have been out since dawn, chanting and singing between their stops at neighborhood bars. The skeleton gangs in the Tremé and other neighborhoods, the…See More
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Community Defenders Celebrate 4th Anniversary Blockade of Proposed Hydroelectric Project on Oaxacan Coast

October 3, 2013 Guest post by Jonathan Treat. Photos are by the author.This post is also available in Spanish.To view this article with pictures click here.Introductory note from the author: I had the pleasure and…See More
Oct 3, 2013
Dane Roth commented on Deepa Panchang's blog post Because the Land Is Ours: The Rights of Mother Earth v. Carbon Trading
"Bringing in economic systems to monitor the management of a resource, such as forests, will just encourage exploitation of that system. Profit driven individuals will find a way to play the system so that the professed intent of the program and its…"
Sep 27, 2013
Balamurali Balaji commented on Deepa Panchang's blog post Because the Land Is Ours: The Rights of Mother Earth v. Carbon Trading
"Very interesting and resourceful article. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. A balanced equation must be derived to take it further."
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Because the Land Is Ours: The Rights of Mother Earth v. Carbon Trading

By Tory Field and Beverly BellInatoy Sidsagi and his cousin Esteban Herrera, from the indigenous Kuna Yala (also known as Guna Yala) nation in Panama, make up the indigenous rap group Kunarevolution. They rap about Mother Earth and the Kuna’s inalienable right to protect their lands and waters.The Kuna Yala people recently prevailed over a threat to their lands, in the form of carbon trading. …See More
Sep 25, 2013
fanny tittel liked Deepa Panchang's blog post MORE THAN JUST FOOD: CONNECTING FARM TO COMMUNITY
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WE DON’T NEGOTIATE LIFE: THE DEFENSE OF INDIGENOUS LANDS AND WATERS IN HONDURAS

By Beverly Bell and Tory FieldSeptember 9, 2013At stake throughout Honduras, as throughout the world, are indigenous lands, forests, water, minerals, oil, gas, biodiversity, knowledge (otherwise known as intellectual property), rights, and autonomy. Stacked against all these are extraction, “development,” and profit by Honduran and international business, with backing from the Honduran government and US military aid. Rio Blanco, a Lenca indigenous community of 400 families, tells one story of…See More
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Other Worlds is a women-driven, multi-media education and movement-building collaborative. Other Worlds inspires hope and knowledge that another world is possible, and helps build it. We compile and bring to light political, economic, social, and environmental alternatives that are flourishing throughout the world, and inspire and help the public throughout the Americas open up new pathways to adapt and replicate them. We support the global movements that are propelling the alternatives. In the U.S., we seek to draw in new participants and strengthen existent efforts for economic justice, environmentally sound systems, and meaningful democracy.
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GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:10pm 0 Comments

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizing

Interviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu



April 22, 2014

 

The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in…

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One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:44pm 0 Comments



Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.

By Beverly Bell

Cross-posted from Foreign Policy in Focus



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April 1 marks one year since Honduras’ Rio Blanco community began a human barricade that has so far stopped a corporation from…

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MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS: KEEPING THE COMMONS COMMON

Posted on March 4, 2014 at 11:37am 0 Comments

 

By Beverly Bell

March 4, 2014

 

Today, as on every Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans is in the midst of full-on mayhem. Depending on when on Fat Tuesday you are reading this, the Zulu and Rex parades are either lining up at their staging sites or rolling down the streets amongst crazed revelers. Mardi Gras Indian tribes in their feather-and-bead suits have been out since dawn, chanting and singing between their stops at…

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“Internationalism between Peoples”: Dessalines Brigade Wins the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance Award

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 12:41pm 0 Comments

Interview by Beverly Bell, Other Worlds

 

Jose Luis Patrola is a history professor, farmer, and member of the Brazilian land reform group, the Rural Landless Workers’ Movement, or MST. He lived in Haiti for three years as part of the Dessalines Brigade, an exchange of…

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At 10:37am on March 13, 2012, Dr. Yogendra Yadav said…

I am a gandhian scholor and have a deep knoledge in gandhian philosphy. I am a editor of a bio monthaly magzine 'khoj gandhi ki'

 
 
 

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