Saturday, July 4, 2020

Video: Naomi Klein Extended Interview on Role of Obama, Trudeau & Austerity at U.N....

Best-selling author Naomi Klein examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential for new Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Amid shutdowns, youth climate activists are writing the curriculum for a just economic recovery

“Organizing is intertwined with our survival as a people, and that can’t take a back seat."

Protesters call out Canadian PM for his ‘betrayal’ over Kinder Morgan

"The commitment to build a pipeline in 2018 when we are in climate crisis is a crime against future generations."

Iran Bans Animal Acts in Circuses

Iran has become the 9th country to ban the use of animals in circus acts.

Years before Exxon Valdez, documents show Exxon’s imperial oil prioritized public image overspill impacts

Nineteen years after Imperial dealt with the Arrow oil spill in Canada, the grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker released 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound.

Sanders introduces bill aimed to combat corporate polluters and clean up toxic drinking water

“It is not a radical idea to demand that when people in the world’s richest country turn on their taps, the water they drink is free of toxic chemicals.”

Veterans at Standing Rock are heading to Flint, Michigan

Flint has received relatively little media and public attention in the last few months, but residents there are still without clean drinking water and have been for years now.
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Noam Chomsky: The Green New Deal is exactly the right idea

"The basic idea is, I think, completely defensible – in fact, essential."

Climate-denying group led by Trump strategist lobbied for Dakota Access, Keystone XL

This climate denial–tobacco connection is not unusual.

The fight against climate change can bring us together

I would like to see the major environmental organizations participate in the Washington march and speak about the political issues of climate change.