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"Is There No End to Big Oil's Evil?" Campaigners Condemn Industry Plan to Pour US Plastics Into Africa

Anti-pollution advocates responded with alarm to the American Chemistry Council's reported efforts to influence a pending U.S.-Kenya trade deal.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Unprecedented Threat' for East Africa as Larger Second Wave of Locust Crisis Arrives Amid Pandemic

As the coronavirus outbreak delays efforts to eradicate the pests, experts warn locust swarms could grow 20-fold.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'A Scourge of Biblical Proportions': UN Leaders Sound Alarm on East Africa Locust Crisis in Call for Global Response

The worst outbreak in decades has devastated crops across a region already enduring food insecurity, conflict, and climate impacts.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·



Climate-Crisis Fueled Locust Swarms Pose 'Unprecedented Threat to Food Security and Livelihoods' in East Africa

The region's worst outbreak in decades has brought hundreds of millions of crop-devouring bugs to Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


World Bank Rankings Promote Deregulation at the Expense of Working People

The highly controversial annual Doing Business report gives governments high marks if they slash taxes and worker protections.

Leo Baunach ·


Remembering Colombian Land Defender Hernán Bedoya

"A year before he died, Hernán warned the palm oil companies planned to plant another 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres), which would be impossible unless he and more than a dozen other campesinos were dispossessed."

Brent Patterson ·


Trump’s Policies Are Harming Refugees Worldwide

His administration’s near-ban on refugee admissions is having a destructive domino effect in front-line countries

Bill Frelick ·


Global Poll Reveals Surging Fear of Climate Crisis and US Power Under Trump

Over the past five years, from the U.S. to Poland to Kenya, the number of people worried about the climate crisis has risen by double-digits

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Violence Spreads the Famine, and the Famine Will Spread Violence

In relation to conflict-driven famines, it becomes even more imperative to resist the U.S. government's allocation of $700 billion to the Department of Defense

Kathy Kelly ·