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Global Witness Reveals 2019 Was 'Deadliest Year on Record' for Eco-Defenders, With 212 Murdered Worldwide

"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


ACT NOW in the Philippines: We Need You to Stand Against the #JunkTerrorLaw

The country is already a deeply dangerous place to be an environmental activist. Help repeal this dangerous law now.

Andy Rowell ·


The Racist Underpinnings of the American Way of War

The deadly interplay of racism, genocide, and denial at the heart of American white society has been reproduced in the country’s wars.

Walden Bello ·


Citing Dual Threat of Covid-19 and Duterte, Coalition Calls on Congress to Block US Arms Sale to Philippines

"The U.S. should not be selling advanced military systems to an abusive, unaccountable Philippine military under cover of a global pandemic."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


US Public Remain the Tacit Accomplice in America's Dead End Wars

Honor the fallen, but not every war they were sent to fight

Andrew Bacevich ·


Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines

Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition—and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.

Amee Chew ·


'Trapped in a Nightmare Situation': Philippines Typhoon Offers Glimpse of Climate Disaster Amid Pandemic

"A global pandemic does not mean the climate crisis has stopped," says 350.org. "If anything, it has only exacerbated the problem."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Typhoon Devastates Philippines With at Least 20 Dead on Christmas Day

Flooded villages and widespread power outages after powerful storm hits island nation on holiday.

Common Dreams staff ·


Remembering America’s First (and Longest) Forgotten War on Tribal Islamists

The Moro War: It was "progress" all the way then, too.

Danny Sjursen ·


Why U.S. and Filipino Call Center Workers Are Working Together

The only winners in this global race-to-the-bottom are corporate executives and wealthy investors.

Brenda Roberts ·