Category climate change
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
The fate of organized human society, even of the survival of the species, depends on this [US relations with Russia].
Our illogical, immoral meat consumption will kill our planet, kill our future and possibly kill your family.
“What I know about living is that the pain is never just ours.” Andrea Gibson
Instead of getting burned out, frustrated, and isolated, when we gather, we get energized.
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.
A United Nations study found that war and climate change were the driving forces of an increase in malnutrition worldwide in 2016.
Emma’s Revolution Sings! Songs of the Resistance
A flotilla of Kayaktivists launch a banner protest at the Pentagon. They are drawing attention to the worlds largest institutional consumer of petroleum, the worlds largest institutional polluter, and the U.S. largest consumer of money and natural resources. They advocate for the reallocation of budget for peaceful renewable investment. Part of the WorldBeyondWar.org conference on […]
“The economic impact should be greater than any other flood event we’ve ever experienced… And it’s going to take years for these residential communities to recover.”
“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.
Naomi Klein | The worst of Donald Trump’s toxic agenda is lying in wait. A major U.S. crisis will unleash it.
So, in a very real sense, preventing war and averting climate chaos are one and the same fight.
Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth? (Videos)
“We’re not part of this. In fact, we’re going to try to undermine it.” We’re going to maximize the use of fossil fuels—could carry us past the tipping point. We’re not going to provide funding for—as committed in Paris, to developing countries that are trying to do something about the climate problems.
The Paris talks signalled an important change in the climate movement as thousands of activists gathered from all over the world to organise global action.
“Trump is the worst thing that could have happened to the planet” . . .
“Trump has accomplished only one thing that is remarkable—he’s awoken American democracy like never before” By Nadia Prupis, staff writer Common Dreams April 28, 2017 “If sustained, this golden era of citizen activism may indeed be one of President Trump’s greatest legacies—albeit unwittingly.” (Photo: http://www.shotboxer.com/cc) Some of the nation’s leading watchdog groups released reports this week […]