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Something is happening here. But what? And why now? In the last 12 weeks, protests have spanned five continents—most of the planet
Confronting head-on America’s war economy and militarism, the necessity of non-violent moral dissent, moral resistance and moral vision …
Oxfam calculated that the world’s eight richest individuals had as much wealth as the poorest half of the world.
The compartmentalized mind is a colonized mind.
TigerSwan, which also worked with the State Department to carry out the war in Iraq, compared the peaceful water protector movement with jihadist terrorism.
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.
Resistance is everywhere.
Greenpeace hangs Resist banner above the White House.
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Edward Snowden discusses our choices for the future.
Lerner: Few Americans realize that the Pope’s recent encyclical on the environment is one of the most articulate and accessible presentations of why there is scant chance to avoid environmental disaster unless we radically transform our global economic and political order.
Fiore: Now that Pope Francis has come out on the side of acknowledging human-caused global warming, Republican presidential contenders are suddenly on the side of “science” not religion. Where does this pope guy get off on mixing religion and politics, sheesh!
Friends of the Earth: “These trade deals would harm the environment, allow corporations to roll back government laws on fossil fuel exports and impede future action by Congress to protect the planet from climate disruption. A vote for Fast Track is a vote for climate disaster and an attack on our clean air and water.”
Elizabeth Ward of the Sierra Club’s Wisconsin branch is particularly concerned about Line 61’s proximity to Lake Superior. “The Great Lakes are all connected, so if something really big happens, it could affect all of them,” she said. “They provide drinking water for 42 million people.”
Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 570, January 26, 2015 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** “Quote” of the Week: “Inequality Unlike Anything Seen in Recent Years” The Third Big Theme of the Year 2014: The State of U.S. Democracy Voting, Money, and Having a Say Equal Rights for All? ****** Nygaard Notes […]
PopularResistance.org These are fifteen core issues that are in crisis in the United States. This list was developed during the organizing process for the Occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC. There are solutions to each of these crises and many of them are supported by a majority of the population, but instead of considering […]
Rabbi Lerner: Making Thanksgiving Real: Rejoice in Our Ability to Challenge the Pervasive Injustice in American Society
“You may be 38 years old as I happen to be, and one day some great opportunity stands before you and calls upon you to stand up for some great principle, some great issue, some great cause–and you refuse to do it because you are afraid; you refuse to do it because you want to […]
Author of ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’ on the epic battle for the planet’s future Naomi Klein […]