Max Ajl in conversation with Habib Ayeb on Food Sovereignty and the Environment

Max Ajl in conversation with Habib Ayeb on Food Sovereignty and the Environment

Max Ajl interviews radical geographer and activist Habib Ayeb. Habib Ayeb is a founder member of the NGO Observatory of Food Sovereignty and Environment (OSAE) and Max Ajl is a Postdoc at Wageningen University’s Rural Sociology Group, associate editor at Agrarian South and the author of A People’s Green New Deal. Max:  Habib, you have…

‘A Real Scandal’: COP28 President Used Role to Pursue Fossil Fuel Deals

‘A Real Scandal’: COP28 President Used Role to Pursue Fossil Fuel Deals

“This is exactly the kind of conflict of interest we feared when the CEO of an oil company was appointed to the role,” said a Greenpeace campaigner. Internal records leaked by a whistleblower show that Sultan Al Jaber—who is simultaneously serving as CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and president of COP28—used meetings about…

Oil Lobby Flooded UN Climate Talks With 7,200 Lobbyists Over 20 Years

Oil Lobby Flooded UN Climate Talks With 7,200 Lobbyists Over 20 Years

New research, said one campaigner, “makes clear that the body in charge of implementing global policies to reduce GHG emissions is totally captured by the transnational companies that destroy the planet the most.” As the fossil fuel-driven climate crisis has wreaked increasingly deadly havoc across the planet over the last two decades, lobbyists and other…

Israeli think tank lays out a blueprint for the complete ethnic cleansing of Gaza

Israeli think tank lays out a blueprint for the complete ethnic cleansing of Gaza

An Israeli think tank with ties to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a report on October 17 promoting the “unique and rare opportunity” for the “relocation and final settlement of the entire Gaza population.” Read the full article on Mondoweiss You will find more information on populism, racism and neo-fascism in Lendemains solidaires no…

La soberanía alimentaria, única alternativa frente al flagelo del hambre 

La soberanía alimentaria, única alternativa frente al flagelo del hambre 

Más de 700 millones de personas malnutridas. Acción mundial el 16 de octubre Lejos de debilitarse, toma fuerza en casi todo el planeta. La defensa de la soberanía alimentaria ocupa el centro del debate sobre un modelo económico viable que reduzca el flagelo del hambre. La Vía Campesina (LVC) lo recuerda y convoca a una…

Agenda 2030 Between the Ideology of Progress and the Reality of Poverty and Exploitation
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Agenda 2030 Between the Ideology of Progress and the Reality of Poverty and Exploitation

Adopted in 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promises to eliminate poverty and promote sustainable development, peace, and prosperity for all by 2030. The Agenda introduced 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), establishing a framework of targets and indicators for their measurement, monitoring and implementation. By repeatedly stressing the idea of ‘tracking progress’ towards each…

Juan David Amaya: Global North must take responsibility for its historical colonialist acts

Juan David Amaya: Global North must take responsibility for its historical colonialist acts

Juan David Amaya is a 17-year-old climate justice activist from Villavicencio province of Meta region in Colombia. Studying International Business at Santo Tomás University with a scholarship, Amaya is also a scholarship holder of the Diploma in Climate Change and Human Rights of the Yale School. He is an organizer at Viernes Por el Futuro…

When will the WHO acknowledge its Covid policy failure?

When will the WHO acknowledge its Covid policy failure?

This week world leaders approved a new political declaration to combat future pandemics at the UN General Assembly in New York City. In the aftermath of Covid, the document’s 49 theses range from lofty ideals of global health solidarity to a shopping list of investments and actions, all composed in the elegant language of technocratic…