Dahr Jamail is the author of Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq as well as The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption and (with Stan Rushworth) We Are the Middle of Forever: Indigenous Voices from Turtle Island on the Changing Earth (both from The New Press). He has won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism and the Izzy Award. He lives in Washington State.
We Are the Middle of Forever: Excerpt
Kinship is a certain type of relationship that we all have with each other. No matter what society you live in, there’s going to be some degree of kinship.
September 13, 2022
Scientists’ Advice to People Living in Coastal Areas? Move.
And you, dear reader, where is it you find your equanimity? Whether it is a place, a person, an activity, or a mental state, please remember to go there, regularly or as you are able, as the unraveling of Earth’s biosphere continues apace.
September 25, 2019
Alaska’s Sea Ice Completely Melted for First Time in Recorded History
This reality is reverberating across the globe, far beyond Iceland. Even when no literal funeral is being held, we are, in a sense, witnessing an ongoing funeral for the world we once knew.
September 6, 2019
The Amazon Is Dying and Bolsonaro Is Fanning the Flames
And now, the Amazon is on fire. Wildfires are incinerating the rainforest at a record pace, according to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE as it is commonly referenced). INPE recently stated that there has been an 80 percent increase in wildfires in the Amazon, compared to the same period from last year.
August 23, 2019
Living in Two Worlds: Capitalism Pretends All Is Well While the World Is Burning
Those of us who are lucky enough to be living somewhere in the world where there is enough food to eat, water to drink, and security for us and our loved ones, are living in a bubble.
August 22, 2019
On Listening to the Earth
The story warns that by not listening to Mis Misa’s song, the song will fade. Mis Misa will depart, “and the Earth and all of the societies upon Earth will be out of balance, and the life therein vulnerable to extinction.”
July 22, 2019