Category Environment

Minneapolis 2040 Plan: SWLRT Up-Zoning, by Susu Jeffrey

Everbody pays the regressive sales tax to transport only one percent of the county’s population.

The Media Never Mention the No. 1 Cause of Climate Change, by Lee Camp

Our illogical, immoral meat consumption will kill our planet, kill our future and possibly kill your family.

The Battle for Paradise: Naomi Klein reports from Puerto Rico

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.

What Entities are Behind the Reckless Endangerment of Northern Minnesota and its Water Resources

There has not been a single [copper mine] that has not permanently polluted the ground water and the downstream watersheds

We Are Women and We Are Marching (Music Video)

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 […]

Tim DeChristopher | In the Face of Climate Crisis, Let’s Make 2018 a Year for Realism

“What I know about living is that the pain is never just ours.” Andrea Gibson

Chris Hedges Sums Up Our Collective Predicament and the Solution

Commentary on gloomy Chris Hedges: Feel good industry denies reality of situation of planet earth, economic inequality and militarization of our culture. Predatory systems that effect all of us globally. CP Editor  Counterpunch  Media of the Day  January 31, 2018  More articles by:CP EDITOR

Minnesota Caucus Resolution: Save the Mississippi River Gorge

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.

A distribution problem: Experts recommend that governments encourage peasant agriculture

“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, “

Feeling Burned Out? When We Gather, We Get Energized

Instead of getting burned out, frustrated, and isolated, when we gather, we get energized.

The Environmental Consequences of the Use of Armed Drones

Killer drones destroy the environment…and much much more on their impact.

Tribal Leaders from USA and First Nation Chiefs from Canada: “Ruling in Nebraska will not pave the way for Keystone XL pipeline.

This isn’t a Native or non-Native issue. It isn’t a left or right issue. It’s potentially a life or death issue, not only for those in the path of Keystone XL, but the masses who rely upon America’s ‘breadbasket.

Greg Palast | The Pig That Burst the Keystone Pipeline— and the Kochs

Why the PIG didn’t squeal and Yes, the Kochs, behind the Keystone Pipeline expansion.

Susu Jeffrey | Subsidizing Southwest LRT

If SWLRT had been scoped through Uptown or the Northside everybody would be onboard.

Learning to Live in the Dark: Reading Arendt in the Time of Climate Change

Totalitarianism is. . . a system in which human beings, both as individuals and distinct groups, become surplus, unnecessary, and unwanted, cease to have any intrinsic value as human beings — are dehumanized.

War and the Environment | Divestment from fossil fuels and weapons with Jonathan King, Susi Snyder, Terry Crawford-Browne, Tony Jenkins (Video)

Divestment from fossil fuels and weapons with Jonathan King, Susi Snyder, Terry Crawford-Browne. Moderator: Tony Jenkins

World hunger increasing for first time since turn of the century

A United Nations study found that war and climate change were the driving forces of an increase in malnutrition worldwide in 2016.

War and the Environment | No War 2017: Emma’s Revolution Sings (Video)

Emma’s Revolution Sings! Songs of the Resistance