Anny Martinez

Anny Martinez directs the Jamaica Plain Forum for the Institute for Policy Studies office in Boston. Distributed by

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Friday, April 26, 2019
A Green New Deal Town Hall: Paving the Way for a Just Transition
How do we make the Green New Deal real? By holding town hall meetings led, centered and organized by the people – discussions so honest that you’re not the same person when you leave. These are the kinds of discussions we need to be having as a community – and some of us have been talking honestly...
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Youth Movements Changing Tactics in the Face of Climate Crisis
Back in 2015, a group of youth warriors bravely filed a lawsuit against the federal government for failing to protect their right to life and liberty by willfully ignoring the dangers of climate change. Last month, the 21 plaintiffs of Juliana v. United States gathered under the same roof for the...
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In addition to exonerating powerful men, they’re protecting rape culture.(Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The GOP’s Kavanaugh Playbook Was Textbook Abusive Behavior
Shortly before he became a Supreme Court justice, Brett Kavanaugh made two things clear: He likes beer. And he’s a self-righteous beneficiary of presumption of innocence. Indeed, Kavanaugh was provided a considerable benefit of the doubt for a man credibly accused of a horrible crime. In an...
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