Coal provides almost 50% of the electricity produced in the United States . Much of that coal—including what's burned at the Salem and Brayton Point plants in Massachusetts —comes from two giant, multinational mines in Colombia .
In Colombia, some of the most powerless people-indigenous people with no resources, no electricity,
no water-and some of the most vulnerable- unions in a country with the highest rates of assassination and repression against union activists in the world-are
taking on some of the most powerful multinationals. We have a lot to learn from their example.
WHEN THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD COURT BEGAN
INVESTIGATING HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY FREEING THESE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ENSLAVED POORER AMERICANS FROM US PRISONS ALL ACROSS THE USA.