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Sunday, May 3, 2015
Steven Singer
A Lesson in Resistance: The Baltimore Uprising Comes to my Classroom
There was anger in the air. You could almost taste it. The children filing into the classroom were mumbling to each other, gesticulating violently, pointing fingers. And out of all that jumbled noise...
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David Suzuki
Saving the Monarch Butterfly
The monarch butterfly is a wonderful creature with an amazing story . In late summer, monarchs in southern Canada and the U.S. northeast take flight, travelling over 5,000 kilometres to alpine...
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Rae Breaux
Rising Up, in Baltimore and Beyond
If we want climate justice — not just adaptation to or even mitigation of climate change — then it’s important to understand the structural drivers of the crisis. I’m thinking about those drivers...
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Michael Winship
Kent State and the Frisbee Revolution
Thinking I’d write a piece on the 45th anniversary of the deaths at Kent State, I realized I’d already written it – five years ago. There’s not a lot I’d change in this, although there’s some comfort...
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Karl Grossman
Oil Wars: Fracking, Manipulation, and the Future of Our Energy System
Manipulation of the petroleum market is not new. John D. Rockefeller with his Standard Oil Trust mastered it between the end of the 19th and start of the 20th Century. Rockefeller and his trust...
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