Category Environment

Alan Maki | Climate change and the military-industrial complex

How much of what is produced from the Tar Sands will be consumed by the Military-Industrial Complex?

Corporations are working with the Department of Commerce to eliminate the few but significant labor and environmental protections . . .

Trump’s plans unsurprisingly represent a threat to our global environmental conditions and the rights of workers domestically and abroad.

Greg Palast | Billionaires vs. Billionaires: How TrumpCare’s Defeat Was Actually a Victory for the Koch Brothers

The Kochs pocket billions while we fry: burning the Canadian tar sands reserve will, all by itself, raise the temperature of the entire planet by 0.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sarah van Gelder | The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America

Discover the Real Revolution Unfolding across America

Susu Jeffrey | An Exercise in Pretend Democracy: The Alberta Pipeline

Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.

Chris Hedges | The Dance of Death

Societies in decline enthusiastically embrace the death instinct, as Freud observed in “Civilization and Its Discontents,” written on the eve of the rise of European fascism and World War II. 

RiseUpTimes Portfolios: Resist!, Environment/Climate Change, International, Trump Presidency, Media, Middle East, Nonviolent Organizing, Military Mania, Ukraine

Recommended: more articles are posted under the links listed below that appear at the top of the RiseUpTimes.org website. These topics are updated regularly and allow Rise Up Times to post links to timely articles about justice, peace, the media, militarism, and related topics than possible on the main page on the RiseUpTimes.org website.   Resist! Actions, […]

Learning to See in the Dark Amid Catastrophe: An Interview With Deep Ecologist Joanna Macy

People dare to be comfortable with uncertainty if they are in solidarity with each other.

David Brooks’ Anti-PC Screed: Women’s March Edition

Typical of Brooks’ columns, he makes loaded, self-serving assertions without bothering to cite any basis for them.

Greenpeace Protestors Climbed a Crane to Hang a ‘Resist’ Banner

Greenpeace hangs Resist banner above the White House.

DN! Noam Chomsky on Trump and Survival and in Conversation with Harry Belafonte

“Where resides the rebel heart?” Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great…

Hunter Cutting | The Road Ahead in Saving the Climate

The fight to save the climate has to be knit into the progressive fight for the soul of country.

Sara Thompsen sings Water is Life in honor of Standing Rock

We, too, can sing in the new day.

Indigenous Rights Are Key to Preserving Forests, Climate Change Study Finds

When communities have secure forest rights, not only are forests better protected, but communities fare better.

I Couldn’t Go to Standing Rock, So I Closed My Bank Accounts Instead

Hundreds of spills have already taken place in North Dakota since fracking took off around 2010.

Standing Rock: At the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion

Standing Rock: Protest and Prayer

Susu Jeffrey | The War Against the Indians and Our Water

Two illegal construction projects currently threaten the flow to Coldwater Springs, an acknowledged Dakota sacred site.

I Stand with Standing Rock

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CENSORED NEWS | Hennepin County sends special forces to Standing Rock as Minneapolis supports Standing Rock in resolution

Hennepin [County] sends special forces to terrorize Standing Rock water protectors—after Minneapolis and Saint Paul passed resolutions of support for Standing Rock’s resistance to DAPL protection of the water. By Brenda Norrell  CENSORED NEWS  October 23-25, 2016 Minneapolis was the third city in the U.S. to pass a resolution in support of Standing Rock. Click here for […]

Stephan A. Schwartz | The 8 Laws of Social Change

 If change comes down to 8 laws, could you employ them to make real change? A science-based strategy for achieving enduring wellness-oriented change on a personal, societal, and global Level, these 8 laws of behavior enable any person or small group – even ordinary people without great wealth, official position, or physical power – to […]