What could $7 billion do in Minnesota? What could it do to make a New Green Deal?
Naomi Klein: The “Green New Deal” is not a piecemeal approach that trains a water gun on a blazing fire, but a comprehensive plan to transform society for the better.
In a new interview with Scientific American, the celebrated linguist and political theorist opines on a range of topics including classical liberalism, Trump’s presidency and his own vision of a better world. He also further clarifies why he considers the Republican Party to be “the most dangerous organization in human history.” By Jacob Sugarman Truthdig TD ORIGINALS November […]
Putting Climate Change on Trial
On Indigenous People’s Day this year Annette Klapstein, 66, a retired attorney and Emily Johnston, 52, poet and office worker, will walk into a northern Minnesota courtroom to plead a “necessity defense” for shutting down Canadian tar sands oil piped across our state.
Water and contamination: Choose Life or Death
The fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].
Everbody pays the regressive sales tax to transport only one percent of the county’s population.
Our illogical, immoral meat consumption will kill our planet, kill our future and possibly kill your family.
PUERTO RICANS AND ULTRARICH “PUERTOPIANS” ARE LOCKED IN A PITCHED STRUGGLE OVER HOW TO REMAKE THE ISLAND
Vandana Shiva, physicist and thinker: our challenge really is against the stupidity that rules us today
In this period of the end of the world, how do we sow the seeds of a possible world?
Copper Mining Tailings Ponds are not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things (and Neither are Hydrofluoric Acid Storage Tanks) by Gary Kohls MD
Multinational Corporations Like Glencore are Sociopaths.
There has not been a single [copper mine] that has not permanently polluted the ground water and the downstream watersheds
Two videos by Betsy Rose, “We Are Women and We Are Marching” and “Coming Into My Years” Bella Ciao is a traditional anti-fascist song that has lyrics adapted to the Women’s March by Susan Terris and Betsy Rose Mindful Peacebuilding Published on Jan 31, 2017 COMING INTO MY YEARS by Betsy Rose Well, I’m a gray-haired […]
“What I know about living is that the pain is never just ours.” Andrea Gibson
the Mississippi gorge, from the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers upstream to the falls now called St. Anthony, is the only true river gorge on the entire 2,350-mile length of the great river.
“In a world full of food, more than half of the inhabitants can not access the food they need. The most tragic thing is that both in hard numbers and in percentages, the proportion of malnourished people is increasing, “
Instead of getting burned out, frustrated, and isolated, when we gather, we get energized.