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A Zen Koan on Columbus Day

If the world "goes green" but stays focused on wealth and domination, new systems will be gamed and indigenous peoples across the planet will continue to be exploited and displaced, their needs and wisdom ignored.

Robert C. Koehler ·


The Common Sense Case for More Urban Parks

New parks should be built with community needs and biodiversity in mind.

Elizabeth Reid-Wainscoat ·


There's Only One Way to Save the World From Climate Armageddon

If the planet's two "great" powers refuse to cooperate in a meaningful way in tackling the climate threat, we're done for.

Michael T. Klare ·


Strike Wave Exemplifies Why We Need More Unions

If you want more strikes, make more union members.

Hamilton Nolan ·


Despite Taliban Rule, Feminists Must Not Abandon Afghan Women

The situation is complex and so feminists should not take the simplistic view that a policy of non-cooperation with the Taliban is the way to support women.

Medea Benjamin ·


There Can Be No Compromise on Voting Rights

The effort to roll back voting rights is unconscionable, and the federal government has a duty to act—now, before the next election.

Lee Harris ·


Indigenous People Remain Crucial to Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

The Biden administration and other governments may make climate pledges. But often it’s indigenous-led movements who will see that they're kept.

William Minter ·


Did the United Nations Just Abandon Yemen?

United Nations Human Rights Council action silences Yemeni victims of human rights abuses.

Kathy Kelly ·


We Love You George Floyd. We Got You This October 14th #TeachTruth National Day of Action for Your Birthday

As painful as this memorial was, and as painful as American history is, these students deserved to see it.

Jesse Hagopian ·


California Oil Spill Exposes Newsom-Biden Failures on Drilling

It's long past time for our leaders—in Washington and in Sacramento—to act as though we are facing an existential crisis.

Joe Sanberg ·

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