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Fracking, Coal, and the Question of Social Reproduction


I live in fractivist country. While there are vibrant pockets of fractivism essentially anywhere hydraulic fracturing occurs – from New Mexico to Pennsylvania – New York State fractivists have the esteemed honor of actually preventing (at least, thus far) the expansion of fracking in New York State.

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Message from Mexico: U.S. Is Polluting Water It May Someday Need to Drink

Indeed, by the standard often applied in the U.S., American regulators could have allowed companies to pump pollutants into the aquifer beneath Mexico City.

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Water Is Invaluable

Mary Grant | A range of private players in the water arena, including water service companies like American Water, are part of a relatively new corporate effort to coordinate public outreach about the “Value of Water.” It is a fairly clever PR ...

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How Water Is Being Used to Enslave People

Dave Hodges, Activist Post |  Much has been written about the past wars that have been fought over oil (e.g. Gulf War 1), the wars that are presently being fought over oil (e.g. Arab Spring) and the wars which will be fought over oil ...

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The Coming Water Wars

The powers of financial capitalism had (a) far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a ...

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477 dead, many homeless in Philippines typhoon

NEW BATAAN, Philippines: A quarter million people were homeless and 477 confirmed dead after the Philippines’ worst typhoon this year, officials said Thursday, as the government appealed for international help. Typhoon Bopha ploughed across Mindanao island on Tuesday, flattening whole ...

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Energy and Transportation Solutions

Edwin M. Basye, Activist Post |  achieve solutions to societies current problems, I believe that reliance on individual responsibility and action is more effective than reliance on government policies and programs. Information is the key. When people are aware of possible solutions, ...

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Hurricane Sandy emergency checklist – Here’s what you need to get NOW

Natural News | Called a “monster storm,” Hurricane Sandy is much more than a hurricane. It’s a hybrid monster storm system that weather experts are now warning could cause $1 billion in damage when it strikes the U.S. eastern seaboard early Tuesday morning. ...

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375k told to evacuate NY ahead of storm

Press TV | New York authorities have ordered mandatory evacuation of hundreds of thousands of residents as Hurricane Sandy closes in on the US east coast. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday that some 375,000 people in a ...

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Google to use renewable wind energy

David Pomerantz  | When’s the last time you felt really good about something a corporation has done for the environment? If you’re like me, it’s probably not recently. Big companies usually grace Greenpeace’s blog for destroying the environment. Today though, ...

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