Why I’m On Climate Strike In Iowa

By Massimo Paciotto Biggers, Smirkingchimp.com -

IOWA CITY — The flash flood alarm signaled again last night. This is the 9th week of my climate strike in Iowa City. That’s nine weeks of not going to school on Friday from 11:50-4:05. I have [...]

An Open Letter To The Environmental Community

By Staff, Nader.org -

In 2003, political strategist Frank Luntz wrote a confidential Republican Party memo on what he called “the environmental communications battle.” In that memo, Luntz advised Republicans to change [...]

Why Now Is The Time To Connect The Pipeline Fights

By George Lakey and Judy Wicks, Wagingnonviolence.org -

A remarkable chance exists right now to accelerate the climate justice movement. President Trump is moving to speed up pipeline construction just as the public is waking up to the need to keep [...]

For The Love Of Winning: An Open Letter To Extinction Rebellion

By John Jordan, Roarmag.org -

You just made history, there is no doubt about it. On May 1, the UK Parliament declared a climate emergency. You just nudged the world into the right direction with your disobedient bodies and [...]

Toward Climate-Catalyzed Social Transformation?

By Diana Stuart, and Ryan Gunderson, ROAR -

In past weeks, Extinction Rebellion has continued to make news headlines with acts of protest in London, Boston, New York and other cities across the globe. In London, thousands of activists [...]

Muslims And The Working Class: France’s Marginalized And Natural Yellow Vest Allies

By Ramin Mazaheri, Mintpressnews.com -

Yellow Vests and Muslims are the two largest groups in France which suffer from socioeconomic marginalization – and there is no doubt that they will be open political allies, eventually. Even [...]

Sharon Adetoro: How To Make The Movement More Inclusive? Do The Work!

By Staff, Resilience.org -

Who am I? That’s always a difficult question. So, I’m an Ex Teacher and now a Childminder and Tutor and mother to 3 very different and unique individuals. I live on the border of Oldham and [...]

Taking Nonviolent Action In Defense Of Mother Earth

By Michele Naar-Obed, Progressive.org -

Our case will be tried before a twelve-person jury, who will decide whether ours was an act of criminality or one of necessity. But the last word will not come from the jury, the judge, or the [...]

A Path To Democratic Socialism Means A Path To Climate Justice

By Thea N. Rio Francos, Inthesetimes.com -

While the question of whether we should address capitalism first or climate change first is often posed in sequential terms, it is a false choice—though a compelling one. One can cogently argue, [...]

Lesson From History: How Bronze Age Rulers Simply Canceled Debts

By Michael Hudson, Evonomics.com -

There has been an explosion of discussion about whether to cancel student debts. Critics of the idea point out that wealthy people would be the main gainers, posing moral hazard. The debate has [...]

Workers Of The World Unite (At Last)

By Ronaldo Munck, Greattransition.org -

Once seen as the vanguard of a new social order, the contemporary labor movement has been written off by many progressive activists and scholars as a relic of the past. They should not be so [...]

Insurance Industry Whistleblower Gives Glimpse Of Effort To Crush Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

In an effort to inform the public about the corporate forces working to crush Medicare for All, an employee at the insurance giant UnitedHealthcare leaked a video of his boss bragging about the [...]

Symbiosis Is Different: Why This Revolutionary Network Could Change Anti-Capitalist Politics

By Matt Stannard, Occupy.com -

Sure, but all radical groups say that the system is the problem, right? So when Symbiosis – a coalition of grassroots organizations stretching from Jackson, Mississippi to Oaxaca, Mexico, and [...]

Climate Catastrophe And Extinction Rebellion

By Paul Street, Counterpunch.org -

In the last years of his life, Dr. Martin Luther King spoke against what he called “the triple evils that are interrelated” – economic inequality, racism, and militarism. If King were alive [...]

Amid Declining Membership, Unions Attempt To Expand The Appeal And Benefits Of Organizing

By Martin Daks, Njbiz.com -

Unions face a host of challenges in New Jersey and across the nation from declining membership to concerns about members’ jobs being replaced by technology. At the same time, they’re also [...]