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Acting Locally and Globally at the People’s Climate March
On Saturday, September 20, one day before the People’s Climate March, over 90 members of Earth Quaker Action Team, or EQAT, conducted theatrical “climate disruption investigations” at two Manhattan branches of PNC Bank. With oversized cardboard magnifying glasses, we searched for evidence of the...
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From Rio to London to New Delhi to Melbourne, A Global Call for Climate Action
Global mobilization is exceeding expectations on Sunday, with hundreds of thousands of people taking to the streets demanding action on climate change on the eve of the UN Climate Summit. In addition to the massive action in New York City, People's Climate demonstrations took place in cities and...
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'Beautiful': 400,000 March in NYC for Climate Action
An estimated 400,000 people flooded the streets of New York City on Sunday for the historic People's Climate March , billed as the largest demonstration of its kind in history, organized by more than 1,500 organizations including indigenous, faith, labor, environmental justice, social justice,...
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'People, Planet, Peace over Profit': World Converges for System Change
In advance of Sunday's People's Climate March , global climate activists, social justice organizers, and environmental leaders gathered in New York City on Saturday for the NYC Climate Convergence , a "conference, skill share, and festival rolled into one." Featuring labor leader and clean water...
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What the People's Climate March Is Doing Right, and Why You Should Be There
This Sunday 9/21 in New York City, tens or hundreds of thousands of people will be marching through the streets as part of the People's Climate March , a demonstration that's slated to be the largest of its kind by a long shot. That's a big deal for lots of reasons. For one, virtually every...
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KXL Fight Is Boots on the Ground vs. Big Oil Money: 'The Boots Are Winning'
Friday, September 19 marks six years that climate activists have blocked TransCanada's attempts to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Opposition to the pipeline has galvanized a national movement that unites environmentalists...
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Want to Save the Planet? Flood Wall Street
This is a critical week for the planet. A United Nations conference on the climate will be preceded on Sunday by the People’s Climate March , which is expected to be the largest environmental march in history. But it would be a grave mistake, for the planet and for ourselves, to overlook another...
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A Climate Week to Change Everything
The climate crisis is worsening faster than predicted, by every scientific measure, and is paralleled by another crisis: the failure of the U.N. climate negotiation process. “You have been negotiating all my life,” student activist Anjali Appadurai said as she addressed the formal climate...
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Ferguson Protesters Demand Justice at Council Meeting
Ferguson activists disrupted a stunned city council meeting in St. Louis on Tuesday evening to demand an end to the continued delays of justice in the volatile aftermath of Michael Brown's death. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , the council listened for two hours as protesters raged...
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'You Are Not a Loan': Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt
As Occupy Wall Street marked its third anniversary on Wednesday, one offshoot group, Rolling Jubilee, made a historic achievement as the collective bought and abolished nearly $4 million in debt owed by thousands of students. Rolling Jubilee, a project of Occupy Wall Street's Strike Debt movement,...
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