President-elect Joe Biden has picked New Mexico Congressmember Deb Haaland to become secretary of the interior. If confirmed, Haaland will be the first Native American to serve in a Cabinet position. Haaland’s nomination was backed by progressives, as well as more than 120 tribal leaders, who sent a letter to Biden last month urging him to select her for the post. “That was a very, very important step for the Biden administration,” says Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, rural development economist and Native American activist. “Indian people know how to take care of this land.”
Alarm bells among pro-Biden pundits have finally begun to break the political sound barrier. So why is it quiet on Capitol Hill on the Democratic front?
Unless we reform this corrupt system, racist politicians will be rewarded with higher political offices–for–”frying a black man.”
Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.
The research project aimed "to expand knowledge about methane and its sources and sinks in the oxygen-free environments in the deeper parts of the Baltic Sea."
The campaigns are asking that school districts face the climate crisis, listen to students' needs and deliver on the campaign's promises to address climate change.