Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Sunrise Movement

Shining bright: The promise of the Sunrise Movement

The Sunrise Movement, composed of activists from high school age to their mid-20s, formed to challenge power in the form of targeted Congresspeople and to more broadly tackle the climate crisis in a loud but uniquely jubilant voice.

A Green New Deal must be 100 percent just

A 100% Just Green New Deal doesn’t just offer a blanket promise of good green jobs and training for everyone, it will ensure that jobs training programs and investments in job creation are targeted and available first to the communities that need them most.

Schumer vs. the climate: Manchin’s criminally insane promotion

Schumer rashly punishes “those snot-nosed climate brats.” Schumer rashly punishes “those snot-nosed climate brats.” Hell hath no fury like Chuck Schumer scorned.

After youth activists storm their offices, 13 more House members agree...

By day’s end, Sunrise had racked up nearly 150 arrests and support from the likely new leader of the House Rules Committee.

HAPPENING TODAY: Youth climate leaders to flood congressional offices to demand...

The movement calls for the creation of "climate plan in line with what science and justice demand."

Meet the activists with a plan to make climate change matter...

When we speak in terms of people’s needs and dreams rather than inanimate carbon-things, deniers don’t stand a chance.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.