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Maya Lewis: Civil Rights Are Green

A Concise History of Environmental Racism and Justice in the US I never knew the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C to be anything other than disgusting. My family would joke … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Noam Chomsky and Martin Luther King on building a resistance movement

. . As widespread oppression and violence rise up, people of good conscience wonder what we can do to help move the country in the right direction. It is natural … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Isaiah J. Poole: On the Road From Protest to Power — A Rising Tide

The millions who gathered in Washington and around the country for the historic Women’s March, one day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, made an indisputable statement: Trump may have won the … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tim Radford: World’s Young Face $535 Trillion Bill for Climate

The next generation will have to pay a $535 trillion bill to tackle climate change, relying on unproven and speculative technology. LONDON, 19 July, 2017 – One of the world’s … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Michael Simms: What is Destroying the Earth?

A sense of entitlement among Westerners is driving many of the environmental problems that are destroying our world. Lately, I’ve been thinking about my friend Carla*, a longtime environmental activist. … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Andrea Germanos: “Trump Forest” Blooms to Counter “Trump’s Monumental Stupidity”

“As the planet heats up towards critical tipping points, we simply can’t afford his ignorance.” Want to help counter President Donald Trump’s war on climate action and combat climate change? … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Resist — How to Triumph in Trumpland

. Based on decades of her writing and research, psychologist and community activist Glenda Russell gives us a quick summary on how to use Trump’s election as a springboard to … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: Disposable Planet

In western society, consumerism occupies a sacred and inviolable space, while the wonders of the living world are dispensable. The world’s largest land animal, the biggest fish, the bird with … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

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