Millions of people came together yesterday for the Global Climate Strike. I was in New York City with some 250,000 other people and the energy, along with other people's sweaty bodies, was palpable. I came as part of the People's Mobilization, an effort to connect the issues of US empire and war with climate chaos, [...]
This originally appeared via RT.com as an op-ed. While some politicians move to address the cascading and unequal effects of climate change in the US, two direct action endeavors show the power and need for more pointed efforts outside the legislative sphere. The last week in July saw record-breaking temperatures across the globe. The forecast [...]
The original article was published in ROAR Magazine on July 5, 2019. In June, the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs released a report titled “Pentagon Fuel Use, Climate Change, and the Costs of War.” Echoing previous reports on the link between the US military and climate [...]
Dr. Margaret Flowers from Trade For People And Planet and Popular Resistance joins us to discuss USMCA - what you might know as NAFTA. The new branding changes nothing for the better. The old, rotten corporate trade deal is as bad as ever. Here's how....
When the obvious solution becomes the only solution, real change will come. Father Thames was a hot mess. From a glistening river god nestled by a small Roman fort, he had devolved into a putrid disease-carrying wretch, literally dripping with industrial runoff and human and animal waste. Of course, none of this was his fault. [...]
It is wildly overwhelming to stand before the doom and gloom of climate change and then feel good about riding your bike, or recycling. So, do we just say forget it? Or do we start somewhere? Where we can? It's not perfect. It's not what I recall seeing in the Utopian slideshows at sustainability workshops [...]