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Renewable Energy Will Not Support Economic Growth
The world needs to end its dependence on fossil fuels as quickly as possible. That’s the only sane response to climate change, and to the economic dilemma of declining oil, coal, and gas resource quality and increasing extraction costs. The nuclear industry is on life support in most countries, so...
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A Practical Vision of a More Equal Society
Anthony Atkinson occupies a unique place among economists. During the past half-century, in defiance of prevailing trends, he managed to place the question of inequality at the center of his work while demonstrating that economics is first and foremost a social and moral science. In his new book,...
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Canada’s New Climate Movement
This is an edited version of a speech that given by Naomi Klein on May 21st in downtown Toronto, at a press conference announcing the upcoming March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate on July 5. Video of Naomi’s full speech is also included below. I’ve had the incredible privilege of traveling...
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Systemic Problems Require Systemic Solutions: Time to Talk About the Next System
If you’re reading this, chances are you already know that we’re facing a profound crisis. It is a crisis that encompasses almost all aspects of national and international life. We are surrounded by tragic failures—environmental, social, economic, and political.
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On Bravery, Irony and Marwencol: Hate Is Never Heroic
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Humanizing Justice Systems: Effective Alternative Approaches
Our criminal justice system in America is broken. Our so-called “tough on crime” laws have led to us being the most incarcerated nation in the developed world – disproportionately affecting minorities and some of our most already hard hit communities. A deeply disconcerting fact (pdf): the United...
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'The Sky Remains Aloft': Dire Minimum Wage Predictions Proved Wrong
Local business success stories show "there's no reason for anyone to treat these kinds of threats as credible any longer"
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A Truly Green Economy Requires Alliances Between Labour and Indigenous People
Dozens of social movement organizers recently gathered in Toronto at a meeting convened by the This Changes Everything team to envision a new economy centered on climate justice. With relentless extractions of labor and land harming all life on earth, cross-sectoral alliances are necessary. But a...
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Mark Zuckerberg, Let Me Pay for Facebook
I want to be a customer, not a product.
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Zip It, Proud Families: Cheering Your Kids' Achievements While Black Is Mississippi's Newest Crime Against Humanity
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