Jim Shultz, founder and executive director of The Democracy Center, has led citizen advocacy projects in more than two dozen countries across five continents. He lives with his family in Cochabamba, Bolivia and tweets at @jimshultz.
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Friday, February 05, 2016
The Pipeline Strikes Back: The Audacity of TransCanada's $15B Suit Against the U.S.
In case you didn’t notice, the new blockbuster Star Wars film, The Force Awakens , ends pretty much the same way the first one did when it came out in the summer of 1977. The bad guys build a Death Star machine that can kill whole planets, the good guys fight back with pluck and grit, and, just in...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
To My Friend the Climate Defeatist: Here's Why I'm Still In the Fight
My English friend Paul Kingsnorth was the subject of a long article two weeks ago in The New York Times magazine, “ It’s the End of the World as We Know It ... and He Feels Fine .” A former editor of The Ecologist, Paul has gained new attention of late for his passionate and public despair over “an...