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“Since January, Trump has escalated…threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster.”
“This issue should be front and center on the agenda of the global climate justice movement.”
“In Minnesota, there is an emphasis on the fact that white people stand in solidarity with the struggle….”
Abolish Nuclear Weapons; Resist and Reverse the Climate Crisis; For Social and Economic Justice (Conference Video)
A video of a world conference held April 25th. A chance to hear the voices of activists from around the world.
The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported.
Since 2001, the US military emitted over 1.2 billion metric tons of greenshouse gases into the atmosphere. 400 million metric tons of that figure is directly related to the wars. Costs of War Project report: https://watson.brown.edu/costsofwar/p… +++ Truth is not fake news. Justice is not fake news. We don’t have to tell you what dangerous […]
“Three years in, [the Democrats] still haven’t understood that it’s not business as usual. Right? They’ve had to be pushed every step of the way to show any real resistance to the extent that they have.”
“The violent suppression of protesters in France, Chile, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, India and Hong Kong is already underway, a window into what may be coming to England, the United States and other countries that attempt to throw off the yoke of corporate oppression.”
Why Bernie? Why not Biden?! Why not Warren?
“Much of what has been happening can be traced to the neoliberal assault on the general population launched a generation ago, leaving in its wake quite understandable anger, frustration and search for scapegoats — terrain that can readily be plowed by demagogues and con artists of the Trump variety.”
“Consider that planting a tree helps the whole world.”
“In an age where people around the world want to avoid war and to focus instead on the climate chaos that threatens future life on earth, NATO is an anachronism.”
This is the last year that the United States will participate in the United Nations COP meetings as Trump formally withdraws from the Paris Agreement. What are activists in the US to do?
Something is happening here. But what? And why now? In the last 12 weeks, protests have spanned five continents—most of the planet
The letter was written by dozens of scientists and endorsed by thousands more from 153 countries. It differs from past scientific communications about the climate crisis in that it does not speak in uncertainties and it lays out actual policy recommendations,
The Sierra Club deserves credit for coming around to a progressive stance on population, immigration, and minorities.
“We only get one planet and so we’re here to try and defend it.”
Truth is not fake news. Justice is not fake news. RiseUpTimes.org