The Illusion of Saving the World

The Illusion of Saving the World

CounterPunch At the end of this month, as you probably know by now, an extraordinary hoopla event will descend on Manhattan in the form of a “Climate Action Summit,” summoned by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, to get the nations of the world finally to take...

Greta Thunberg Isn’t the Only Voice of Her Generation

Greta Thunberg Isn’t the Only Voice of Her Generation

Truthdig On Friday, my 12-year-old son carried his handmade cardboard protest sign to one of the thousands of climate strikes around the world, along with five of his classmates. His sign read, “Where you gonna hide from the hell you made?” This die-hard rock ’n’ roll...

IN STRIKE TALKS, UAW DEMANDS GREEN JOBS STAY IN U.S.

IN STRIKE TALKS, UAW DEMANDS GREEN JOBS STAY IN U.S.

The Intercept AS PART OF ITS CONTRACT TALKS, the United Automobile Workers labor union is demanding that General Motors Co. reopen two plants in Lordstown, Ohio, and Hamtramck, Michigan, as electric car factories. The demand underscores the tensions inherent in...

Who is demonstrating and who is being arrested?

Who is demonstrating and who is being arrested?

The Middle East Eye Protests broke out across Egypt last Friday following weeks of calls from tycoon-turned-whistleblower Mohamed Ali for people to head to the streets and demand the fall of the country's president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. In several different...

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From impeachment to Blackwater

From impeachment to Blackwater

The Nation's media critic Eric Alterman contextualizes the Trump-impeachment news through the lens of three new books. "In his book American Carnage, Tim Alberta, a former reporter for National Review now with Politico, tells a straightforward tale, albeit one...

From landmines to dictatorship

From landmines to dictatorship

"A major legacy of the US war on terror in Afghanistan, which began in October 2001 and shows little sign of actually ending anytime soon, will be the “explosive remnants of war”—a term for all the landmines and un-exploded bombs and other weaponry that have been left...

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Activist and Journalist: Are they one and the same?

Activist and Journalist: Are they one and the same?

By Ben Kaplan - Ithaca College (Journalism, '19) Journalism is a unique profession in that there is no set job description. We are learners and teachers at the same time. We dictate the news and we respond to it. We are tools of communication and of change. It is near...

The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

Izzy Award to Be Shared By Earth Island Journal and Journalists Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff and Aaron Maté BY DAVE MALEY, APRIL 3, 2019 Award Ceremony will be held on April 15.   The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College has announced...

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Izzy Award 2019

Izzy Award 2019

2019 Izzy Award: Editors of Earth Island Journal, Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff, Aaron Mate The eleventh annual Izzy Award was presented on April 15, 2019 to the editors of Earth Island Journal, Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff, and Aaron Mate. Earth Island...

Todd Miller Comes To IC This Fall

Todd Miller Comes To IC This Fall

Todd Miller, an award winning journalist will speak at Ithaca College on October 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm. The venue is Emerson Suites at Ithaca College. EMPIRE OF BORDERS “Joining meticulous documentation and vivid on-the-ground research in multiple border hot spots...