Over 70,000 March In Brussels To Demand Green New Deal

By Common Dreams. -

With U.N. climate conference (COP26) set for next month in Glasgow, the estimated 70,000 or more people who took part in the march offered a dramatic show of force for the nation's climate [...]

Decolonise The Green New Deal

By Renata Ávila And Andrés Arauz, Progressive International. -

The median person in the US consumes 44 million calories per day. The human body requires intake of 2 thousand calories per day. Exo-somatic consumption of energy – for non-metabolic purposes, [...]

Global Alliance For A Green New Deal

By Pascale Hunt, 350.org. -

As the impacts of climate change and Covid-19 compound, politicians from around the world on Monday July 19th launched the new Global Alliance for a Green New Deal (GGND). Founded by Rep. Ilhan [...]

Only Anti-Imperialism Can Save Us From Climate Catastrophe

By Rania Khalek and Max Ajl, BreakThrough News. -

The Green New Deal has become a popular slogan among progressive Democrats in recent years. But we need to be wary of the capitalist class co-opting the energy around climate change to maintain [...]

In The Southeast, Climate Change Finds A Landscape Ravaged By Inequality

By Paul Gordon, In These Times. -

The southeastern United States sees more billion-dollar disasters than any other region in the country. The region also sees more different kinds of natural disasters than other parts of the [...]

Building An Anti-imperialist Climate Justice Movement

By Max Ajl, Roar Magazine. -

In his new book, A People’s Green New Deal, Max Ajl presents a sweeping, often damning, appraisal of the Global North’s limited attempts to mitigate and adapt to global heating. Eco-nationalism, [...]

Canadian Union Pushes For A Greener, Better Postal Service

By Derek Seidman, Labor Notes. -

With its contracts expiring in 2022, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is stepping up the fight for its own vision of the post office of the future. It’s a model for exactly the kind of [...]

Chile Shifts Left To Rewrite Pinochet-era Constitution

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

And today we are going to talk about Chile’s elections. This May there were municipal elections and constituent elections, to write a new constitution, because today Chile still has a [...]

How Rural Electric Cooperatives Can Support A Green New Deal

By Wan R. Smith and Philip Fracica, Nonprofit Quarterly. -

Today, as President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure bill is debated in Congress, it’s worth recalling that this isn’t the first time the US has faced an infrastructure deficit. “By the [...]

What Would A Deep Green New Deal Look Like?

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

The Green New Deal has attracted perhaps the greatest attention of any proposal for decades. It would guarantee Medicare-for-All, Housing-for-All, student loan forgiveness and propose the largest [...]

Kim Stanley Robinson’s ‘The Ministry For The Future’

By David Schwartzman, Washington Socialist. -

The Ministry for the Future (Orbit, 2020) is a magnificent novel but also an especially welcome resource for thinking about ecosocialist initiatives for a near-future global Green New Deal. Could [...]

‘True Climate Leadership’ By US Would Be 60% Emissions Reduction By 2030

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

For the Biden administration to meet its long-term target of net-zero emissions by 2050, the United States must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by roughly 60% below 2005 levels by 2030, [...]

Building Or Unbuilding America?

By Nomi Prins, Tom Dispatch. -

During the Trump years, the phrase “Infrastructure Week” rang out as a sort of Groundhog Day-style punchline. What began in June 2017 as a failed effort by The Donald’s White House and a [...]

The Obama-fication of ‘The Squad’ Strengthens The Right At The Expense Of The Left

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

Black Agenda Report has long understood the Democratic Party to be a graveyard for social movements in the United States. An online push led by Jimmy Dore and the Movement for a People’s Party to [...]

Will Biden Become The Climate President?

By Mark Dunlea, GELFNY.org. -

A number of large coalitions (e.g., ClimatePresident.org) have outlined a comprehensive list of Executive Actions the President can take without the need for Congressional approval. It includes [...]