Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: climate activism

For climate activists, coronavirus lockdown means more time to organize

"This pandemic is a preview of what could happen to our world if we don’t adequately address the climate crisis. Only it’s going to be tenfold worse."

Landmark win in ‘Fight for Habitable Future’ as jury refuses to...

"We need to take note of the lessons learned by the labor movement—mass civil disobedience works. The climate crisis is a workers issue, we need to unite to shut down business as usual. Right now."

Can civil disobedience be seen as ‘good behavior’ in a time...

“Criminal justice is deterring bad behavior.”

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

‘It’s our future’: Meet the youth activists behind Fridays for Future...

"It is a very important issue for us because it’s us against our future. We either do something now or we don’t have a future."

Thousands of activists stage protests at three German coal mines to...

"We want to show with our protest today that this mine needs to be shut down permanently."

The radical philosophy of extinction rebellion

"When it's a fight for your life, you're willing to throw down, especially if you are doing it in a community together."

Until emissions drop, nothing has been accomplished: The climate resistance handbook...

A new guide to activism aims to inform and inspire a new generation of global climate campaigners.

As cost of climate crisis grows, climate movement escalates

The corporate duopoly seeks to avoid a climate crisis too big to ignore.

George Monbiot on UK climate emergency & the need for rebellion...

“We are witnessing an unprecedented upsurge of climate activism, with groups like Extinction Rebellion forcing the politicians in this building to listen."

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”