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 […]
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.
Only about 25 percent of Republicans (36 percent of the more savvy millennials) recognize that humans are responsible for global warming. Shocking figures.
Corporate media addressing modern day crises like the Amazon fires will never do them anything approaching justice.
“This wondrous planet, so full of mystery, is a paradise. All I want to do is give everything I have, my energy, my love, my labor — in gratitude for what we are given. ” —Christi Belcourt, Native American Artist, about her featured art at the recent Minneapolis Institute of Arts exhibit of Native American Women’s art, Hearts of Our People.
Co-director Neta C. Crawford puts into perspective just how quickly military emissions add up: in January 2017, two B-2B bombers emitted about 1,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases in a single mission to bomb ISIS targets in Libya, says Mic article. MIC June 26, 2019 MORE A new drinking water crisis hits US military […]
Collusion — hell, yeah! Putting the Planet on a Suicide Watch
Dear Minnesotans, I’m seeking your help to develop an alternative way to measure our economy in Minnesota. Over the last six years I have been educating a variety of people in Minnesota about the deficiencies using the Gross State Product (GSP)/Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to calculate the state forecast and that a better measurement for our […]
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.
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?
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 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.”
When communities have secure forest rights, not only are forests better protected, but communities fare better.
It’s a hard to imagine a more terrible crime. Geocide is bigger than genocide.
Edward Snowden discusses our choices for the future.