More than 16,000 quakes of varying sizes have hit Puerto Rico. But the real shocks come from capitalism and colonialism. In this FULL INTERVIEW, coordinators with the Mutual Help Center of Lares talk about the natural and unnatural disasters pummeling their home, and how folks are organizing to withstand them.
PLUS it's so important that we connect all of our issues to war - to the giant black hole that's sucking resources, lives and our very futures away from us.
Thousands of calls to 9-1-1 don't need police.
So what if an emergency call could bring out mental health and social workers instead?
Enter White Bird Clinic.
PLUS, some theories on theories just in time for the year of lip service.
Caged for seeking freedom – migrants and refugees in the land of the free. Next, zooming out on the global refugee industry – because yes, that too – is a booming business. Finally, global droughts, and the fires of human folly; coal scare tactics leading Australia's climate policy and how grassroots climate activists are fighting a massive mining project in the midst of a firestorm.
Tho filmed before Iran's military reaction, we touch on some important information regarding Soleimani and the need for loud and resolute international antiwar responses.
Updates on bad ass organizers, activists and whistleblowers. Next, what we really need in order to stop the empire and why we can't just lean on letters from the UN. War Fever is high and the propaganda machine is working overtime. Next, water woes in the world's largest fire storm, and what this has to do with an indigenous fight in Canada. Finally, Sunrise El Paso sits down to talk corporate takeovers of public utilities.