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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

August 28, 2019           |                                       

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

August 28, 2019           |                                       

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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Social-Media Users Come 'Out Of The Woods' To Further Serbia-Kosovo Dispute

May 31, 2019           |                                       

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic’s use of a derogatory phrase to describe Kosovo’s leadership has not only ignited a diplomatic row in the Balkans; it has set social media ablaze as well. Tensions were already high between the neighbors this week when Kosovar police raided Serb-dominated northern areas on May 28 and arrested several people, […]

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A 1989 article sketched out a worst-case vision of the future. Things got even worse than we thought. By 2010, carbon dioxide emissions had risen by 52 percent over 1989 levels, not 38. In the winter of 1989, In These Times ran a three-part series on global warming by environmental journalist Dick Russell. The first, “Endless […]

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It is official. On the first of the year, Jair Bolsonaro, was inaugurated as the 38thPresident of Brazil. One of his first official acts as a newly inaugurated president was doing away with demarcation of indigenous territories in Brazil. All of us living on this planet should be fearful of this act. Bolsonaro transferred the […]

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Photo Source Nicholas A. Tonelli | CC BY 2.0 By now the worst wildfire in California has been extensively covered, even as rains drown the ashes and bones during the grim search for the missing. Despite their best attempts to deceive the American public and push their commercial deforestation agenda for the timber industry, both […]

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Bake Sales Can’t Fix School Funding Pinch Caused by Corporate Tax Cuts Silicon Valley Is Undermining Democracy With Its Dangerous Ideology White House Plans to Dump Major Climate Report on Black Friday Corporate Media Ignore Their Role in Trump’s Refugee “Invasion” Panic #BlackFridays Walkouts Turn Rage Into Action and Community Black Friday Isn’t the Only […]

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Trump Tours Paradise Area, Calls Wildfire a ‘Really Bad One’

November 17, 2018           |                                       

PARADISE, Calif.—From the ashes of a mobile home and RV park, President Donald Trump said Saturday he came to the heart of California’s killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape. “We’re going to have to work quickly. … Hopefully this is going to be the last of these […]

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With incentives for property speculators being as high as ever and budgets shrunk to a bare minimum, the Greek fire brigade might not have faced its hardest test yet. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras pledges demolition of 3,200 illegal constructions in Attica region in wake of deadly wildfires, Lavrio, Aug. 7, 2018. Marios Lolos/Press Association. All […]

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We Are the Lorax. We Speak for the Trees.

July 26, 2018           |                                       

Torn Away, Traumatized and Tongue-Tied: Seeking Asylum While Indigenous We Are the Lorax. We Speak for the Trees. Israel Intensifies Collective Punishment of Resistance in Gaza Rad Girls Are Bold and Empowered Kochs Seek to Expand Influence Over Law Enforcement and Courts in 2018 House Progressives Introduce “People’s Budget” The temperate rainforests of North America […]

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