At the end of January, I took a distressed call from my mother. She was overwhelmed, she said, by the anti-Trump Facebook world.
Proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Trump administration will slash programs that help address pollution problems disproportionately faced by communities of color across the country; in response, environmental groups have condemned the cuts as racist and called for Congress to…
When the news broke in February that the West’s largest coal plant, located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, was slated to close in 2019, years earlier than expected, environmentalists celebrated. But Navajo leaders scrambled to work out a deal to keep the plant open — arguing it employed hundreds of Navajo members…
An Oregon man could face decades behind bars for his part in a coordinated direct action that disrupted the flow of millions of gallons of tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in the United States.
World-famous artist Christo and President Trump both like making big, mind-altering statements. But that’s where their similarities end. Christo has spent decades interweaving his large-scale, temporary artworks into the natural environment. Trump wants to build overbearing and permanent walls that seriously disrupt…
BOGOTA — Bullfighting returned to Colombia's capital city on Sunday amid a large and loud protest that suggests the old sporting tradition is becoming increasingly unpopular among the country's youth.
On Saturday afternoon, Mark James Baumer, 33, of Providence, Rhode Island, was was killed when he was struck by an SUV while walking along U.S. Hwy 90 in Florida. It was his 100th day of walking, and it put a tragic end to his barefoot walk across America to raise awareness and money for climate change.
All I wanted to do at my sister’s wedding last fall was go look through the trash.
BOGOTA— Government officials launched an operation to "rescue" dozens of rare Asian fish from a shopping mall in Colombia's capital city last week only to kill them several days later after realizing they had nowhere to put them.
A Wisconsin Native American tribe wants a 64-year-old oil pipeline removed from its reservation due to concerns that it poses a grave environmental threat.
After 25 years at SeaWorld Orlando and a long battle with sickness, Tilikum, a male orca whale, has died. Tilikum rose to fame in recent years after being featured in the breakout 2013 documentary Blackfish, which heavily criticized SeaWorld’s treatment of captive orca whales.
Wile E. Coyote screeched, slammed, and slalomed his way into American folklore through his guileless attempts at snatching a roadrunner as they raced across stunning western landscapes—where the U.S. government owns nearly 50% of the land.
Like much of the rest of the United States, America’s farms are controlled by aging white men. Of the two million or so principal farm operators across the country, just 6% are under the age of 35, over 90% are white, and over 85% are men according to the most recent USDA data.
Climate change has caused a reproductive justice crisis, activists say, as its projected impacts lead some to question how they could have a baby with such an uncertain future.
I first realized that the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline was really about water and not oil at a rally in Washington D.C. in September. A crowd of several thousand people gathered in front of the White House, and the enthusiasm peaked as Bernie Sanders, just weeks after ending his presidential campaign, took…
A Washington state tribe trying to stop a planned oil terminal expansion near its reservation says grassroots resistance is working—citing a trend of similar proposals being dropped in the state and the success of the sustained resistance against the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.
As tensions between oil pipeline protestors and police forces in North Dakota escalate, a decades-long conflict in Nigeria’s Niger Delta rages on, illustrating just how bad things can really get when big oil and native communities collide.
Noam Chomsky has been fighting the establishment for a long time. The esteemed linguist, public intellectual, and political activist has used his pulpit to criticize the American government extensively, especially when it comes to foreign policy and global governance.
During an exclusive interview with Fusion’s Alicia Menendez on Saturday, Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine voiced hesitant support for President Obama’s view that there might be a way for the Dakota Access Pipeline—which has been the subject of mass protests from Native Americans who claim their water supply would…