Planet and People

Putting People Above Profit
What the People’s Summit Demands from Governments and Corporations

From Dec. 8 through Dec. 11, 2014, the People’s Summit gathered in downtown Lima, Peru, at the Parque de Exposicíon. The collective’s intention was to spread awareness and march in solidarity against a global capitalist […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Ayni in Cuba
Why Normalizing Relationships is Necessary and Why American Capitalism May End One of the Greatest Social Experiments of Modern Times

If the current shift in Cuban policy serves U.S. national interest, will it eventually also serve Cubans? Was it ever in our best interest to declare Cuba, a long time and close friend of the […]

By |December 21st, 2014|1 Comment

People’s Summit 2014 – Lima, Peru: Preparations for a Global Social Movement
Monday, December 1 marked the beginning of the 20th session of the Conference of Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru. The People’s Summit is preparing to respond from December 9-12.

While world leaders from 195 different countries came together in the San Borja district in Lima, not far from the COP20 conference location, the People’s Summit, Cumbre de los Pueblos, will meet at Exposure Park, […]

By |December 4th, 2014|1 Comment

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru December 2014
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in Lima, Peru this year December 1-12, 2014.

The UNFCCC in Lima, Peru could not be held in a more appropriate location this year. Peru continues to face an environmental crisis that notably includes Amazonian rainforest deforestation as a result of industrial development, […]

Peru’s Melting Quelccaya Glacier and the Impact on Peru and its Quechua Communities

According to world renowned glaciologist, Dr. Lonnie Thompson, the world’s largest tropical ice sheet, Quelccaya, which is located in the Andes of Southern Peru, is shrinking. Even though Quelccaya is bigger than ten thousand football […]

Defining a Generation: What Makes Transformation Powerful Enough to Change History?

Once every thousand years, an individual comes along and changes the course of history. But individuality in a global interconnected post-modern digital era is different. In a world of seven billion people it’s hard to […]