Stories by Ellen Cantarow

Ellen Cantarow, a journalist with four decades of experience, writes for TomDispatch, Truthout and other venues. Her book, Moving the Mountain: Women Working for Social Change (Feminist Press/McGraw Hill), is still in print and used in classrooms internationally after 34 years. subscribe to Ellen Cantarow's feed

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: Truthout

The agency that once operated quietly under public radar has become the target of activist outrage for spearheading fossil fuel corporate domination.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

A coalition for a fossil-fuel-free future is up against an out-of-state energy firm's gas storage project.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

Spectra Energy is expanding its fracking pipelines throughout the U.S., including Boston. Suddenly, I'm in the crosshairs of the fracking industry, too. We all are.

Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Don't expect the government to protect you from this pernicious industry.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: Tom Dispatch

Ultimately, the fate of the planet may hang in the balance.

Posted on: May 20, 2012, Source: TomDispatch.com

Midwestern rural communities are being devastated by energy companies searching for a form of sand to use in their destructive fracking operations elsewhere in rural America.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2012, Source: TomDispatch.com

Consider this, then, an environmental Occupy Wall Street. It knows no divisions of social class or political affiliation. Everyone, after all, needs clean water.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

Our addiction to oil is now blowing back on the civilization that can't do without its gushers and can't quite bring itself to imagine a real transition to alternative energies.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

One Israeli official promised a holocaust in Gaza; it is impossible to keep pace with the death toll.