Bioneers Bulletin: Weekly News Roundup

A week of Bioneers news in one place: what’s happening in our world?

Looking for something to do this weekend? Bioneers Performance Artists Destiny Arts Center’s all female residence company will be performing this weekend at Laney College in Oakland – tickets are going fast!

Our eyes and hearts were glued to this segment of Democracy Now!: long-time Bioneer and “Keep It In The Ground” Activist Terry Tempest Williams speaks on being Bidder 19 at this incredible action in Salt Lake City.

The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Angela Davis on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism. “Self-care and healing and attention to the body and the spiritual dimension—all of this is now a part of radical social justice struggles.” Read the article from YES! Magazine.

On International Women’s Day, global climate leaders from the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network will travel to Puyo, Ecuador to stand in solidarity with Sápara and Kichwa women leaders – denouncing the latest contracts and bringing international attention to the threats posed by expanding oil extraction in the Amazon.

Welcome back into our lives, Netflix. From now until the binge watching is over, it’s just #MichaelPollanAndChill – Michael Pollan’s new series, Cooked, is available to stream now.

Did you catch Bioneer Amy Goodman on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” this past week? Watch her critique media coverage of the 2016 elections here.

A new bill has been introduced into the Senate – a bill preempting any effort to pass a federal mandatory GMO labeling law and much more. Bioneer Andrew Kimbrell comments.

Bioneer Nalini Nadkarni speaks on the Blue Room, her transformative creation for folks in solitary confinement at Washington Corrections Center in Shelton, WA.

Congratulations to Bioneers Honorary Board member, Darian Rodriguez Heyman, who was recently named Executive Director of the Numi Foundation. Read more about Darian’s groundbreaking work in this week’s Yes World Jam!

We have a new book at the top of our reading list, Bioneer Winona LaDuke’s new Chronicle is available for preorder. Hear more about “The Winona LaDuke Chronicles: Stories from the Front Line in the Battle for Environmental Justice” here.

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