Tag: 'General Articles/Writings'

  • Confessions of a Climate Denier in Tunisia by Miya Yoshitani

    Miya Yoshitani, Associate Director at the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), joined the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance delegation to the World Social Forum in Tunisia in March.  This is her compelling blog reflection, originally posted at ggjalliance.org.  Visit GGJ’s website to learn about report back conference calls being held this week! ************************ “We will not Read More »


  • Honoring the 44th Anniversary of the Black Panther’s Free Breakfast Program

    By Marc Mascarenhas-Swan January 2013  First day back at school, and I couldn’t help but think of, and thank, the Black Panthers, when my 8 year old daughter went to go and collect the free breakfast for her class from the cafeteria. She handed out, Whole Grain Banana Bread, Low Fat Milk, and Gala Apples, Read More »


  • What’s MG Reading?

    Land Occupation as a Strategy for Agrarian Reform and Climate Justice An Example from South Africa By Sara Mersha, Grassroots International May 22nd, 2012 A version of this piece originally appeared in Progressive Planning, Spring 2012. In South Africa, land occupation is expanding as a strategy for achieving genuine agrarian reform, food sovereignty and climate Read More »


  • Special Re-Post: “The Other Kind of Barrel Man” By Aileen Suzara

    Catch this great read, by Aileen Suzara – a participant in our last Earth Skills Workshop on rainwater harvesting, and a long-time community activist and friend.  She makes deep connections between what she learned at the workshop and her Filipina  experience and history. ————— The Other Kind of Barrel Man By Aileen Suzara Re-posted from Read More »


  • Dec 3-4: Mari Rose Taruc in Cancun

    Blog by Mari Rose Taruc, Asian Pacific Environmental Network & Grassroots Global Justice Delegation to Cancun (12/4/10) Day 1, Cancun by Air Spanning the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic & swooping from the black Gulf of Mexico, I land in Cancun Mexico at night. Exiting the plane, the first sign I get of the UN Read More »


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