The Limits Of Privatized Climate Policy

By Adrienne Buller, Dissent Magazine. -

For many in the climate movement, Donald Trump’s defeat in 2020 was a moment of euphoric optimism. With Joe Biden in charge, we could look forward to a possible return to climate action and [...]

Where Is The 100,000-Strong Public Health Corps Biden Promised Us?

By Abdullah Shihipar, In These Times. -

A year after Joe Biden’s inauguration, things seem bleak. Despite the existence of life-saving vaccines, tests and masks, on January 21, more than 3,000 people were reported to have died of [...]

California Redwood Forest Returned To Native Tribal Group

By Brian Melley, ABC. -

Los Angeles - The descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their [...]

Unions Have The Potential And Responsibility To Advance A ‘Just Transition’

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout. -

The idea of a “just transition” has emerged as an absolute requirement for any progress toward a clean energy future. An energy transformation will impact workers in the fossil fuel industry but [...]

Nice Talk, Now Walk The Walk

By Peter Bergel, Counter Punch. -

On January 3rd of this year, the five nuclear-armed states with the largest nuclear arsenals issued a joint statement declaring that they “consider the avoidance of war between Nuclear-Weapon [...]

Restaurant Co-Ops Put Economic Justice On The Table

By Robert R. Raymond, Truthout. -

Food service is not an industry that most would associate as a beacon of social or economic justice. In fact, the restaurant industry is notorious for providing paltry wages, for engaging in [...]

Nicaragua: Partnership With China Defangs US Regime Change Tactics

By Ben Gutman, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

In a bold and consequential decision with rippling geopolitical implications, Nicaragua recognized the “One-China Principle” and resumed diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China [...]

Legal Petition Calls On Biden to Phase Out Federal Oil, Gas By 2035

By Taylor Mckinnon, Center for Biological Diversity. -

Washington - More than 360 climate, tribal, religious and conservation groups petitioned the Biden administration today to use its executive authority to phase out oil and gas production on [...]

Student Debt Cancellation Is A Racial Justice Issue

By Sarah Anderson And Brian Wakamo, -

With many of President Biden’s legislative priorities stalled, pressure is mounting on the administration to use executive authority to cancel student debts — a move that would substantially [...]

No-Brainer Child-Care Programs Proving Popular

By Linda Mcquaig, -

After decades of contentiousness, it’s surprising how quickly Canada’s new national child-care program has become as familiar and comfortable as your dog’s favourite squeeze-toy. Or maybe it [...]

Cherokee Nation Helps Launch United Nations’ International Decade Of Indigenous Languages

The Cherokee Nation hosted the launch of the United Nations’ International Decade of Indigenous Languages in Tahlequah last week. The three-day event featured language leaders from around the [...]

Wisconsin’s Rural Schools In ‘Crisis Mode’

By Steven Potter, In These Times. -

No matter who you ask, whether it’s education association officials, university professors, researchers or the teachers themselves, they’ll all tell you the same thing: The number one problem [...]

Iran Official Proposes Formation Of Countries’ Union Against Sanctions

All, with consolidation, should stand against the US sanctions and plots, Rezaei said in a meeting with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, according to the IRNA Saturday report. In his [...]

Freedom To Stay, Freedom To Move: An Interview With Harsha Walia

By Liam Hough, ROAR Magazine. -

Harsha Walia has been involved in anti-colonial and anti-capitalist migrant justice movements for the past two decades. Her first book, Undoing Border Imperialism, offered a movement analysis of [...]

The Rule Of Law Must Finally Evolve Into The Rule Of Justice

By Alfred De Zayas, Counter Punch. -

Many politicians, academics, media pundits are wont of invoking the “rule of law”, a “rules-based international order”, “values diplomacy” etc.  But what do all these benevolent-sounding slogans [...]