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Sunrise Movement

'Don't Abandon Climate, Care, Jobs, and Justice': Activists Decry Biden Concessions to GOP

"Negotiating down from an already insufficient plan to cater to a climate-denying party fueled by profit and hate—that is how Democrats lose."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Advocates Applaud State AGs' Call for Review of Proposed 'Cancer Alley' Petrochemical Plant

"I believe that if there's an honest assessment of the environmental racism behind this project's approval then it will never be permitted," said one leading local activist. "We must stop Formosa Plastics."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Progressives to Biden: 'You Are Making a Huge Mistake' by Weakening Infrastructure Proposal

"If Democrats learned anything from the past ten years, it has to be that negotiating against ourselves doesn't work," said one climate justice advocate.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·

'Time for Us to Have Her Back': Sunrise Movement Endorses Nina Turner for Congress

The youth-led climate campaign called the former Ohio state senator a "champion for people everywhere on a myriad of issues impacting our communities." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Sunrise Says Biden Must 'Act Urgently' on Infrastructure, Avoid 'Performative Negotiations' With GOP

"Biden's infrastructure package is already a compromise. It can't be watered down further, especially to cater to a party that is fueled by the profits and donations of fossil fuel executives."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·

'Generation on Fire': Sunrise Movement Activists to March 400 Miles From New Orleans to Houston

"We're living in constant crisis: hurricanes, superstorms, jobs that break our bodies and could be taken away at any minute. This is an emergency, but it isn't an accident."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

As Hiring Undershoots Expectations, Biden Urged to Go Big With $10 Trillion Jobs Plan

"Millions of people are out of work, and the unemployment rate is rising. The real risk isn't doing too much—it's doing too little."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

Backed by Unions and Climate Campaigners, Brown and Schumer Unveil $73 Billion Clean Bus Plan

"If we're going to beat the climate clock and stop polluting toxic fumes into our neighborhoods, we must swiftly transform every aspect of our current transportation system to reach zero emissions."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Dingell and Markey Introduce $10 Trillion THRIVE Act to Tackle 'Our Biggest Emergencies'

The bill aims to ensure "an intersectional response" to the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, economic inequity, and racial injustice "that is proportionate to the scope of the problems we face."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·