Posting History for Bev Bell
|The Rebel, Oronto Douglas: Memorial for a Friend
By guest author Daphne Wysham If they knew him at all, the world knew Nigerian Oronto Douglas as the former attorney for the writer, playwright and Ogoni human rights activist Ken Saro Wiwa. ...
|SONY ESTEUS AND COMMUNITY RADIO IN HAITI
By Beverly Bell Popular radio advocate Sony Estéus in his make-shift radio studio just after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Photo Credit: Roberto (Bear) ...
|Time Banks: A Tool for Restorative Justice and Community Strength
An interview with Stephanie Rearick By Beverly Bell February 25, 2015 One timebank member leads other members on an edible plant walk, teaching how to identify and use wild edible plants. ...
|POWER TO THE PEOPLE, BUT REALLY: PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY IN EL SALVADOR
An interview with Congresswoman Estela Hernandez of El Salvador By Beverly Bell Estela Hernandez, congresswoman, social movement leader, and radical democracy advocate. Estela Hernandez is both a ...
|THE ATTACK ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN HAITI
An Interview with Jackson Doliscar, Part II By Beverly Bell Jackson Doliscar organizing earthquake-displaced people to claim their right to housing. His work almost cost him his life. Photo: Ed ...
|FIVE YEARS AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI, THE SAD STATE OF DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS
An Interview with Human Rights Organizer Jackson Doliscar By Beverly Bell Some things never change. In Haiti, no matter the century or decade in question, one can be certain that: the state and ...
|TRANSFORMING POWER, PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT IN EL SALVADOR
An Interview with Social Movement Leader and Parliamentarian Estela Hernandez La Coordinadora of the Lower Lempa and the Bay of Jiquilisco in El Salvador is a grassroots, ...
|Another Black Boy Gunned Down by Police
By Beverly Bell Photo Credit: Beverly Bell We will never learn of the names, lives, and deaths of countless Black men and boys murdered by police - and slavery enforcers, hate groups, vigilantes, ...
|Cultivating Climate Justice through Compost: the Story of Hernani
This is part 4 of a four-part article series “Cultivating Climate Justice” which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working ...
|ON INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, THE FIGHT FOR INDIGENOUS LAND AND AUTONOMY IN HONDURAS
By Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions and US Food Sovereignty Alliance , and Beverly Bell, Other Worlds Photos by Steve ...
|CULTIVATING CLIMATE JUSTICE: A TALE OF TWO CITIES
This is part 3 of a four-part article series "Cultivating Climate Justice" which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working together ...
|CULTIVATING CLIMATE JUSTICE FROM THE FRONTLINES OF THE CRISIS: THE PHILIPPINES AND AUSTRALIA
This is part 2 of a four-part article series “Cultivating Climate Justice” which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollution, waste and climate crises, working ...
|Ayotzinapa’s Uncomfortable Dead
By Charlotte María Sáenz, Other Worlds November 11, 2014 Ayotzinapa’s Uncomfortable Dead Vivos se los llevaron y vivos los queremos. “Alive, they were taken, and alive we want them back,��
|GENDERING PEASANT MOVEMENTS, GENDERING FOOD SOVEREIGNTY
A problem peasant women face is invisibility in the feminist and women’s movements. A second problem is the weakness with which the food sovereignty concept has dealt with the challenges of ...
|ON WORLD DAY OF FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, STRUGGLING FOR LAND IN BRAZIL
October 14, 2014 By Beverly Bell October 16 is World Food Day. To ensure that there is food for the world, and that it is not controlled by corporations, small farmers and allies across the ...
|ON NATIONAL DAY OF MAIZE IN MEXICO, PROTECTING THE SACRED PLANT
By Adelita San Vicente Tello September 30, 2014 Mexicans celebrated National Day of Maize yesterday, September 29, 2014, with demonstrations, marches, and expositions. Known as the Land of Maize, ...
|HAITIAN TOURISM PROJECT LEADS TO ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE AND COMMUNITY REPRESSION
Representatives from the Collective and KOPI (of Île-à-Vache) and family members of imprisoned Lamy speak to the press. By Other Worlds and the Solidarity and Resistance Collective for the ...
| Women-Led Resistance against False Development
An Interview with Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic, Maya K’iche from the Mayan Women’s Movement, Guatemala By Deepa Panchang and Jessica Hsu As a member of the Mayan Women’s Movement which is a ...
|The Global Disability Rights Movement: Winning Power, Participation, and Access
An Interview with Diana Samarasan, Disability Rights Fund By Beverly ...
|Reconstruction or Haiti's Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Ile-a-Vache Island
The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism ...
| THE RICHES OF NATURE V. PRIVATE PROPERTY: An interview with Gerardo Cerdas
By Beverly Bell July 1, 2014 Gerardo Cerdas is coordinator of the Latin American- and Caribbean-wide social movement Grito de los Excluidos, Cry of the Excluded. He is also a sociologist and ...
|RAISING HOPE ACROSS BORDERS: TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER
An interview with Gerardo Cerdas by Beverly Bell June 17, 2014 Gerardo Cerdas is coordinator of the Latin American- and Caribbean-wide social movement Grito de los Excluidos, Cry of the Excluded.
|Solidarity Economies- A Guerilla War Against Capitalism- Part 1
An interview with Nicolás Cruz Tineo by Beverly Bell and Jessica Hsu Nicolás Cruz Tineo is an economist and director of the Dominican Republic-...
|SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER: CHANGE FROM BELOW IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
An Interview with Pedro Franco By Beverly Bell May 20, 2014 From Santo Domingo, Pedro Franco is an organizer of social movements and mutual-aid cooperatives. He is also a member of CoopHabitat, ...
|“Back to the Grassroots”: Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights
By Anne Lim, interviewed by Deepa Panchang Anne Lim is from Quezon City, Philippines, where she serves as Executive Director of GALANG, a lesbian-led organization that works with urban poor ...
|Community Defenders Celebrate 4th Anniversary Blockade of Proposed Hydroelectric Project
October 3, 2013 Guest post by Jonathan Treat . Photos are by the author. This post is also available in Spanish . To view this article with pictures click here . Introductory note from the author:
|Because the Land Is Ours: The Rights of Mother Earth v. Carbon Trading
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Inatoy Sidsagi and his cousin Esteban Herrera, from the indigenous Kuna Yala (also known as Guna Yala) nation in Panama, make up the indigenous rap group ...
| DEFENDING INDIGENOUS LANDS AND WATERS IN HONDURAS: THE CASE OF RIO BLANCO
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field Part 29 of the Harvesting Justice series. On September 12, Berta Caceres, Tomás Gomez, and Aureliano Molina, leaders of the indigenous Lenca organization Council of ...
| The Ancestral Values We Inherited: Protecting Indigenous Water, Land, and Culture in Mexico
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell An interview with Saúl Atanasio Roque Morales. The following is from an interview with Saúl Atanasio Roque Morales, a Xoxocotla indigenous man from the state of ...
|“THEY FEAR US BECAUSE WE’RE FEARLESS”: RECLAIMING INDIGENOUS LANDS AND STRENGTH IN HONDURAS
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field “Honduras has been known for two things only: being a military base for the [contra] attacks on the Nicaraguan revolution, and Hurricane Mitch.” So said Berta ...
|“Now They’re All Dead": Threats of Assassination to Human Rights Advocates in Haiti
By Mark Snyder and Other Worlds "Those before you were strong. Now they’re all dead. Stop what you are doing, or the same will happen to you." Those were the words delivered to Frena Florvilus,
|We Don’t Have Life without Land: Holding Ground in Honduras
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Co-authored by Lauren Elliott For the next three articles, we will pause to linger on Honduras. On vivid display there is the search for solutions to the problems ...
|Inherit the Earth: Land Reform in Brazil
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 24 of the Harvesting Justice series As a key determinant of who has power and who doesn’t, battles over land have been fought from time immemorial. One of the ...
|Food for Body, Food for Thought, Food for Justice People’s Grocery in Oakland, California
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 21 of the Harvesting Justice series Deepa Panchang co-authored this article. The neighborhood of West Oakland in California has long been without a large ...
| MORE THAN JUST FOOD: CONNECTING FARM TO COMMUNITY
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 21 of the Harvesting Justice series Just Food in New York City is doing what its name suggests: working to make the food system more just. It does this, first, ...
|The Revolution is Going to be Fought With The Hoe: Agriculture and Environment in New Mexico
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field Spring cleaning of the acequia that irrigates Sol Feliz farm. Acequias are a traditional irrigation system used through ...
|Meet Up, Eat Up, Act Up: Consumers Join the Movement for Food Workers’ Rights
Meet Up, Eat Up, Act Up: Consumers Join the Movement for Food Workers’ Rights By Tory Field and Beverly ...
|Putting the Culture Back in Agriculture: Reviving Native Food and Farming Traditions
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 17 of the Harvesting Justice series “At one point ‘agriculture’ was about the culture of food. Losing that culture, in favor of an American cultural ...
|FACING OFF: THE INTEGRATION OF CAPITAL V. THE INTEGRATION OF PEOPLES IN THE AMERICAS
from a speech by João Pedro Stédile, Co-coordinator of the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil Edited by Beverly Bell João Pedro Stédile is an economist, co-founder and co-coordinator of the ...
|Bringing the Food Home: Local Food and Agriculture Systems
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 16 of the Harvesting Justice series In Santa Fe, New Mexico, one of a growing ...
|JOBS AND JUSTICE: RAISING THE FLOOR ON WORKER RIGHTS AND WAGES IN HAITI
by Beverly Bell, Alexis Erkert, and Deepa Panchang May 23, 2013 Over the past few weeks in this article series, we’ve heard firsthand from Haitian garment workers about low wages, sexual ...
|From Field to Table: Rights for Workers in the Food Supply Chain
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 15 of the Harvesting Justice series The head chef at a restaurant in Hollywood. ...
|The "M Community": LGBT Courage in Haiti
An interview with Charlot Jeudy by Alexis Erkert ...
|A PENNY A POUND, PLUS POWER: THE COALITION OF IMMOKALEE WORKERS CHANGES HISTORY
Protesting Wendy’s this past April in New York City. Photo: courtesy of ciw-online.org. By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 14 of the Harvesting Justice series As Wendy's shareholders convene ...
| HAITIAN SWEATSHOP WORKERS SPEAK: SUB-POVERTY WAGES AND SEXUAL COERCION
By Beverly Bell May 8, 2013 Below, Haitian women workers tell of their experiences in sweatshops. These interviews, gathered over the past two years, are among many dozens that this writer has ...
|We Have a Dream: Farmworkers Organize for Justice
Picking tomatoes in Immokalee, Florida, home of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). Photo: Courtesy of CIW. By Tory Field and Beverly ...
|Weeding Corporate Power out of Agricultural Policies: Communities Mobilize for Food and Farm Justice
Occupy Wall Street march, New York, December 2011. The National Young Farmers’ Coalition connects new farmers to share skills and fight for national policies that will “keep them farming for a ...
|Seeds of Change: Shifting National Agricultural Policies
Residents speak to the Springfield, Massachusetts city council in support of a local ordinance to protect and promote community gardens, March 2012. The youth organization Gardening the Community ...
|Small Farms Fight Back: Food and Community Self-Governance
Farmers and community members in Blue Hill, Maine rally to defend their recently enacted Local Food and Community Self- Governance Ordinance. Part 10 of the Harvesting Justice series Heather ...
|Farmers and Consumers vs. Monsanto: David Meets Goliath
"Down with Monsanto" read a banner as thousands marched for food sovereignty in Haiti, March 22, 2013. Photo: Tequila Minsky © 2013 Bordering an interstate highway in Arkansas, a giant billboard ...
|Another Poor Black Boy Dead in Haiti
April 4, 2013 Inside the USAID-headquarters-turned-courthouse in Port-au-Prince, the case against former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier was being heard, in a trial unlikely to bring justice ...
|From Growing Profit to Growing Food: Challenging Corporate Rule
Picking tomatoes in Immokalee, Florida, home of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). CIW has won several victories championing fair food and checking corporate power. Photo courtesy of CIW. ...
|Chavez' Legacy: A New Model of Popular Power: An Interview with Camille Chalmers
Hugo Chávez in Brazil in 2003 Photo credit: By Victor Soares/ABr (AgenciaBrasil) [CC-BY-3.0-br (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons Economist Camille ...
|Chavez, Internationalism, and Socialism: An Interview with Camille Chalmers
Camille Chalmers at one of thousands of Chávez memorials around the Americas. Photo: Beverly Bell. by Beverly ...
|The True Cost of Industrialized Food
Protesting in Los Angeles. Photo: Jeremy Seifert, www.gmofilm.com. By Tory Field and Beverly Bell “We are the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe. And reclaiming the democratic ...
|The Consumers Change the System: Farmer Ben Burkett on Racism and Corporate Control of Agriculture
Ben Burkett on his farm in Petaluma, Mississippi, with his great-nephew. Photo courtesy of Grassroots International. Article six in the Harvesting Justice series. By Tory Field and Beverly Bell ...
|Duvalier on Trial: Justice or Joke?
Bobby Duval, center, amidst other plaintiffs and human rights advocates at trial against Duvalier. Photo: Beverly Bell. By Beverly Bell Twenty-seven years later, the unimaginable has become real. ...
|SISTER SIMONE: EULOGY FOR A HAITIAN HEROINE
By Beverly Bell March 8, 2013 On this International Women's Day, we rerun a 2005 piece on one of our greatest heroines, Marie Simone Alexandre. Though she died eight years ago, her life and ...
|A TALE OF TWO NGO’S: IN HAITI, DISASTER AID OR AID DISASTER?
March 5, 2013 Three years after the deadly earthquake in Haiti, what has become of the commitments made on Red Cross billboards, the promises from telethon hosts, the moving declarations of ...
|Women's Work: Gender and the Global Food System
In the Mexican state of Chihuahua, Rarámuri women choose corn to save for next year’s planting. They just finished participating in a farmer-to-farmer workshop on seed selection. Photo © David ...
|Food and Land at the Service of People: An Interview with Peter Rosset
A Via Campesina march in Hong Kong, 2005, demanding an end to WTO trade negotiations over agriculture. Photo courtesy of Via Campesina. Part 3 of the Harvesting Justice Series By Tory Field and ...
|Food Sovereignty: Think Globally, Eat Locally
In Haiti, members of the Union of Peasant Groups of Bay map out the families and resources in their ...
|Harvesting Justice: Transforming the Global Food Supply Chain - Food Sovereignty
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell “Over a half-century ago, Mahatma Gandhi led a multitude of Indians to the sea to make salt in defiance of the British Empire’s monopoly on this resource critical ...
|Haiti Earthquake: What are the Memories? Where are the Lessons?
Today, the Haitian Collective to Defend the Right to Housing commemorates the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Titanyen, the site of the earthquake's mass graves with this powerful statement:
|EXPANDING THE REALM OF THE POSSIBLE IN 2012
By Beverly Bell January 7, 2013 In the high desert outside Taos, New Mexico, I drove down a dirt road that parallels the Rio Grande and saw the thick haze of a forest fire. To see the spectacle, I ...
|Europe's Best Recycling and Prevention Program
By Cecilia Allen and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that ...
|Toward Zero Waste: Waste Pickers Running Biogas Plants in Mumbai, India
By Virali Gokaldas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are ...
|ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, BUILDING THE MOVEMENT TO RECLAIM DEMOCRACY
AN INTERVIEW WITH LARRY COHEN, PRESIDENT OF THE COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA December 10, 2012 Larry Cohen has headed the 700,000-...
|UNDER TENTS: STATEMENT ON FORCED EVICTIONS
On the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we call on the international community to act against the human rights abuses taking place in Haiti in the form of arbitrary and ...
|Zero Waste, From Dream to Reality in the Philippines
By Anne Larracas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are ...
|Door to Door Collection Reduces Waste in Hernani, Spain
“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero ...
|On the Environmental Frontlines: Waste Pickers
By Neil Tangri and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government ...
|San Francisco: Zero Waste by 2020
By Virali Gokaldas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Part 2 of "Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste" East Coast residents have spent ...
|The Day after the Elections / Or: Woody Guthrie’s Country
November 1, 2012 While all eyes and ears are trained on the elections, Woody Guthrie, whose 100th birthday we celebrate this year, offers up another perspective on politics. In his poem “This Is ...
|Beyond Recycling: On The Road to Zero Waste
By Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives This week Other Worlds launches the blog series “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste,” featuring new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping ...
|“Our Ancestors Left This for Us to Protect:" Honduran Land Movement Celebrates Victory
By Lauren Elliott, Other Worlds September 14, 2012 “At this very moment we have advanced our struggle. We succeeded in breaking the gate of shame in Vallecito!” wrote Miriam Miranda yesterday, ...
|Haitian activist tours U.S. demanding housing rights for the country’s 400,000 displaced
Housing activist Reyneld Sanon is beginning a tour to key cities in the United States. The tour will raise awareness about Under Tents, the international campaign for housing rights in Haiti. The ...
|YOU CAN’T EVER STOP BEING VIGILANT: ALTERNATIVE MEDIA AND PROTECTING DEMOCRACY
By Beverly Bell September 5, 2012 Beverly Bell interviews Leslie Thatcher, content relations editor at Truthout, one of a number of independent, non-commercial news sites that offer an alternative ...
|The Creole Connection: New Orleans, Haiti, and Catastrophe
As a native and resident of New Orleans who has spent three decades in and out of Haiti, and as director of an organization with offices in both places, this has been a harrowing week. The two ...
|Not on Our Land: Land Recovery Campaign Kicks Off in Honduras
Carla Garcia Introduction by Beverly Bell and Lauren Elliott August 28, 2012 In what many indigenous people call a “second coming of Columbus,” globalization and its twin offspring of ...
|THE THINGS THAT ARE THE RICHEST ARE THE LEAST VALUED: NEW ORLEANS AND HAITI, POST-CATASTROPHE
Lolis Eric Elie Interviewed by Beverly Bell August 28, 2012 Tomorrow, seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina dodged New Orleans, the city will be venturing out to assess Hurricane Isaac’...
|Tropical Storm Isaac’s Destruction Another “Unnatural Disaster” in Haiti
Press Release from The Institute for Public Accuracy AP reports nineteen deaths from tropical storm Issac in Haiti. Over 30 groups working on Haiti have set up the Under Tents campaign in working ...
| Garifuna People of Honduras Launch Land Recovery Campaign
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Stephen Bartlett Coordinator for Education and Advocacy/Latin America Liaison Agricultural Missions email@example.com (502) 896-9171 Garifuna People of ...
|“Under Tents”: International Campaign Launch for Housing in Haiti
"The quantity of people who are homeless in Port-au-Prince today is not acceptable. We need the support of other governments, like the US, to demand that the Haitian Government create a social ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: And You, What Are You Waiting For?: A World without Slavery
By Beverly Bell June 20, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Not Wasting the Waste: Creating Environmental Sustainability
By Beverly Bell June 11, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Challenging Globalization Head-On: Women Confronting Poverty
By Beverly Bell June 1, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|Withholding Water: Cholera, Prejudice, and the Right to Water in Haiti - Part I
By Deepa Panchang May 31, 2012 “Cholera is something they sent,” says graffiti on Port-au-Prince walls, “to finish killing off the rest of us.” Scientists have shown that the cholera ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: This Land Is My Teacher: Preserving Native Agriculture and Traditions
By Beverly Bell May 29, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: One System for All -- Universal Access to Health Care
By Beverly Bell May 21, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Water Is Where Everything Intersects -- Water in the Global Commons
By Beverly Bell May 14, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: We Have Everything We Need Already: Community Control of Education
By Beverly Bell May 7, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Our Hope is in Our Struggle – Reclaiming Land and Life in Honduras
By Beverly Bell and Lauren Elliott April 30, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models ...
|Coming Together for Environmental Restoration in Haiti
Interview by Beverly Bell and Alexis Erkert April 25, 2012 In honor of Earth Day, we run an interview with Yves-André Wainright, who discusses ways that poor governance and the role of foreign ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: The Link to Humanity -- Gift Economies
By Beverly Bell April 23, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Rewriting the Rules of the Global Economy
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field April 16, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Without Firing an Arm, We Created a Revolution
By Beverly Bell April 9, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|BIRTHING JUSTICE: Women in Peace-Building: Peace amidst War for Resource Control
by Beverly Bell, Other Worlds Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives . The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
|Fighting Fire in Haiti
By Alexis Erkert March 28, 2012 When police and the landowner commanded Michelène Pierre to vacate her tent on a Sunday afternoon so that they could light it on fire, she responded: “If you want ...
|"When it rains, we will grow again": Haitian women observe International Women's Day
March 14, 2012 by Alexis Erkert, Another Haiti is Possible Coordinator, Other Worlds "As activists, we commemorate this as a day of struggle, a day to make our voices heard until someone pays ...
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