Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: activism

10 years after Occupy Wall Street, its legacy remains strong

Occupy rewrote the book on protests. It’s time to turn the page.

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before...

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.

To find out if ExxonMobil really supports a carbon tax, just...

Despite claiming to endorse a carbon tax, ExxonMobil has funneled millions of dollars to lawmakers who oppose the idea.

How celebrities are reconnecting with their hometowns to boost progressive local...

Since its founding in 2017, the Hometown Project has helped more than 125 down-ballot candidates stand out.

Why activism needs to be part of any meaningful climate education

Simply teaching kids about the science of the climate crisis isn’t enough. To prevent feelings of disempowerment, they need to see how they can make a meaningful impact.

Over 70,000 march in Brussels to demand Green New Deal, urgent...

"We need a Belgian Green New Deal and we propose more than 100 concrete solutions to make it happen.”

Why America needs a national program of paid sick and family...

America remains the only major industrialized country without a universal paid leave program.

Oil flows through Line 3 as water protectors continue resistance...

Indigenous activists are still waging a battle in court as oil starts flowing through the controversial Line 3 pipeline.

Imagining New York in 2050: How a flood-prone metropolis could win...

Econo-diversity makes cities resilient in times of crisis.

A record 227 environmental defenders were killed in 2020

The study connected that rise in violence with the worsening of the climate crisis itself.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”