Fighting for Our Lives

Sabino Romero, an indigenous Yukpa activist who fought against coal, oil and other mineral extraction in Venezuela, was assassinated on March 3, 2013

Sabino Romero, an indigenous Yukpa activist who fought against coal, oil and other mineral extraction in Venezuela, was assassinated on March 3, 2013

All around the world, affected communities are fighting the intrusion of gas pipelines, dams, mines, illegal logging and other onslaughts of the colonialist global economic system.

And they’re being killed for it. 2012 was an incredibly deadly year to be an environmentalist, as noted in this article from Yale Environment 360.

People around the world are fighting for their lives against this oppressive system. Solidarity means more than supporting their struggles; it means demolishing the foundations of the system that is attacking them in the first place.

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