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7,000+ Colleges and Universities Declare Climate Emergency and Unveil Three-Point Plan to Combat It
"We all need to work together to nurture a habitable planet for future generations and to play our part in building a greener and cleaner future for all."
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To reshape society, we need a vision for a new world, a plan for how to get there, and a movement to make it happen. (Photo: Steve Rhodes, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Views
Only a Mass Movement Can Bring About a Green New Deal
Plans for a radical green transformation must be matched by a movement that is rooted in the lives of ordinary people
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A Place Where Ideals Go To Die: Defeat Mitch, Please
Getty Image. Front photo screenshot Powerhouse Amy McGrath - 44-year-old progressive Democrat who lost her mid-term Congressional race by a whisker, longtime Marine Lieutenant Colonel and first woman Marine pilot to fly in front line combat, holder of an undergrad political science degree from the...
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“That public ‘whatever’ is called public sentiment,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “And wielding the power to shift it is how we actually achieve meaningful change in this country.” (Photo: Screengrab/C-Span) Views
AOC Wants to Change the World Through Action. Nancy Pelosi Wants to Do It Through Pithy Phrases
I’m bored with the folk tale of Nancy Pelosi in which she drives the aspiring tyrant Donald Trump mad by using ironic turns of phrases such as 'self-impeachment' while providing him more money to mistreat kids
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People gather together to ask the McDonald’s corporation to raise workers wages to a $15 minimum wage as well as demanding the right to a union on May 23, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The nation wide protest at McDonald’s was held on the day of the company’s shareholder meeting. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
CBO Report Shows Broad Benefits From $15 Federal Minimum Wage
New analysis by the Congressional Budget Office finds that $15 in 2025 could raise the wages of 27.3 million low-wage workers and would increase the income of families who earn below three times the poverty rate by $21.9 billion
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That Time Chants of USA! Were Quashed By Equal Pay! and Fuck Trump!
World champions are not going to the fucking White House. Photo Claude Paris/ AP Almost as cool as the Americans winning the Women's World Cup - with a special bravo to fearless, lesbian, purple-haired, knee-taking co-captain Megan Rapinoe, who has made it quite clear she is "not going to the...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Climate Package Is a Dangerous Fraud
His promise to direct pipeline profits to clean energy is like allowing cigarettes to be sold to kids as long as tobacco companies make generous donations to cancer research
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The Xingu River Views
Experts Mapped Global Hotspots Where Restoring Tropical Rainforests Would Be Most Beneficial and Least Costly and Risky
They cover over 385,000 square miles, an area as large as Spain and Sweden combined
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We must build and popularize an ideology and culture that offer a solution other than hate and scapegoating to the woes experienced by the poor and dispossessed—and amplify the theories and strategies that exist among popular movements today. (Remko de Waal/Getty-AFP) Views
How Working-Class Movements Are Moving Beyond the Confines of Capitalism
We must rebuild the imagination of the working class and combat the capitalist narrative that has made it easier for us to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism
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Extinction Rebellion climate change activists lie on the floor as they perform a mass "die in" in the main hall of the Natural History Museum in London on April 22, 2019, on the eighth day of the environmental group's protest calling for political change to combat climate change. - Climate change protesters who have brought parts of London to a standstill said Sunday they were prepared to call a halt if the British government will discuss their demands. Some 963 arrests have been made and 42 people charged Views
Civil Disobedience and Policing in the Anthropocene
How will the police respond to environmental direct action groups like Extinction Rebellion as climate breakdown reaches critical mass?
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