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Polling Begins in India: 969 Million Voters to Participate in 7 Phases of the National Elections

Guwahati: The biggest electoral show on Earth begins in India as polling starts at 7 am (19 April 2024). 969 million eligible voters will exercise their franchise through the electronic voting machines (EVM) to elect 543 members to the 18th…

Interview with John Reuwer member International Civilian Aid Flotilla to Gaza

The International Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) will sail in mid-April with multiple vessels, carrying 5500 tons of humanitarian aid and hundreds of international human rights observers to challenge the ongoing illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. This is an…

‘A Massive Win for All Generations’: European Human Rights Court Rules Switzerland Violated Rights With Climate Inaction

In a historic ruling, the European Court of Human Rights has found that Switzerland’s inadequate efforts to tackle climate change violated the human rights of its country’s citizens, represented by more than 2,000 older Swiss women. By Cristen Hemingway Jaynes The landmark decision…

Carbon Emissions Reduction Rate in U.S. Has Doubled Since Passage of Inflation Reduction Act, Report Finds

The rate of carbon emissions cuts in the United States has doubled since the passage of President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), according to a new report by Clean Investment Monitor. By Cristen Hemingway Jaynes Since the IRA was passed in 2022, more than…

Thailand Leads Southeast Asia: Parliament Approves Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Thailand’s lower house endorses historic same-sex marriage bill, paving the way for southeast Asia’s first marriage equality law amid evolving LGBTQ+ rights landscape. By Pranjal Pandey Legislators in Thailand’s lower house of Parliament have decisively endorsed a marriage equality bill,…

Five Activists Arrested After Attempting to Shutdown Travis Air Force Base for Fourth Time

In the early hours of the morning, a group of antiwar activists took on Travis Air Force Base, embarking on their fourth attempt to disrupt operations at the military installation that has directly attributed to the genocide in Gaza. By…

U.S. Has Produced More Oil Than Any Country in History for Six Consecutive Years

According to a new analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the United States has produced the most crude oil globally for six years in a row — more than any nation in history during that time. In 2023, the daily average crude…

Julian Assange’s brother Gabriel Shipton is invited to SOTU on Thursday.

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie has invited Gabriel Shipton, the brother of imprisoned Julian Assange, as his guest for this week’s U.S. State of the Union address. “I am honored to be Rep. Massie’s guest at the State of the Union…

1 Million-Acre Wildfire Moves Across Texas Panhandle, Destroying Homes, Ranches and Grasslands

The landscape scorched, houses gone. Texas’ Smokehouse Creek fire has spread to more than one million acres, the largest in the state’s history. It is bigger than the 2006 East Amarillo Complex fire and the second-largest in United States history.…

The Inspiring Movement to Build for Climate Resiliency

Architects and everyday people are teaching each other to build spaces for community and climate resilience using local, natural materials. By April M. Short The way we build our structures and organize our cities can have a significant impact on…

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