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Woman Targeted by Gaetz Raises $300K (and Counting) for Abortion Rights

"He expected me to cower and hide," said Olivia Julianna, "but that's not how it played out."

Julia Conley ·


Rejecting 'Business as Usual' While Planet Burns, Students Vow to Occupy Schools Worldwide

"We can't keep pretending everything is all right, studying as if the planet wasn't on fire."

Julia Conley ·


Student Climate Campaigners Welcome 'Momentous Victory' at Cambridge

Advocates say that while renaming the BP Institute would be "symbolically important," adopting a policy to reject "all fossil fuel industry funding and research partnerships" is what's needed.

Jessica Corbett ·


Can the Tactics of 'Just Stop Oil' Actually Stop Oil?

They say that the normal way hasn’t worked, but their alternative is similarly uncompelling.

Chris Saltmarsh ·


Congressional Staffers Arrested for Climate Sit-In at Schumer's Office

"Guess Chuck really didn't want to talk about climate today," one of the staffers quipped as police handcuffed the demonstrators.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Future of the Planet Is in Our Hands—Effective Activism Is Essential

Building long-term progressive power is key to bringing into force a comprehensive climate change policy.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


The US Corporate Elite Is Killing Democracy and the Planet

We need a united multicultural, multiracial working-class progressive front now!

John Lawrence ·


Groups Demand Egypt Uphold Right to Protest at Global Climate Summit

"The authorities should pledge to uphold the right to freedom of peaceful assembly at all times, including during international events, and refrain from unduly limiting protests to a specific designated area."

Julia Conley ·


'A Hopeful Day': Ottawa Endorses Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

One climate campaigner said the Canadian city "is taking responsibility for moving beyond fossil fuels and prioritizing the protection of people and planet."

Jessica Corbett ·


On This July 4th, Abortion Rights Movement Says 'We're Not in the Mood for Fireworks'

"If we don’t have the ability to make decisions about if, when, and how to grow our families—we don't have freedom."

Brett Wilkins ·

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