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Naomi Klein: on climate change and racism

Interview with Naomi Klein: The Struggles Against Climate Change and Racism Are Inseparable
By Natalie Hanman, The Guardian, Published September 15, 2019 in Truthout

Naomi Klein, author of the new book, On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal, talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes and how she finds hope. “In a North American context, it’s the greatest taboo of all to actually admit that there are going to be limits… But we are going to have to contract on the endless, disposable consumption side.” more

2018 -- Fourth Warmest Year on Record

"Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)." Source, with 1:22 min. video on warming, 1880-2018

 

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. This landmark global agreement was adopted in New York on 7 July 2017.

A Vision for Black Lives

Who's got what in the USA?

Millions of people have watched this video on Wealth Inequality in America.

"Project Unspeakable"

a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. more...

Transition Times Blog

We are in a time of transition -- which way will it go? Follow this excellent blog from Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: latest entry

"Money or Life: What makes us really rich"

Now in English! Free download (39 pages pdf) of a German essay by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen on our relationship with the money economy -- and alternatives.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

on women and peace, ecology and global justice worldwide. more 
Active in Germany for a decade, we continue as part of the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice, based in Western Massachusetts.

 
Click on graphic to see the Sunrise Movement's info on the Green New Deal

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July 04, 2016

The Real History Of July 4th Builds Our Power

This newsletter from Popular Resistance.com builds on the excellent article by Rivera Sun, posted here yesterday, to look at what led to the American Revolution and what we can learn from it.

Newsletter: The Real History Of July 4th Builds Our Power

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org
July 2nd, 2016

"Official holidays in the United States tend to reinforce false historical narratives. The Fourth of July is one of those holidays and what the official story misses is the reality that must be told. During the decade before the Revolutionary War, colonists ran one of the most effective nonviolence resistance campaigns against corporate power in history.

The Campaign of Colonial Nonviolence: Lessons for Today"...

read full posting here

check for excellent links to key items, including these and current new/analysis of resistance:

Chris Hedges describes Paine as “America’s one great revolutionary theorist.” 

Frederick Douglass’ Fourth of July speech, given in 1852, remains one of the best political speeches in all of US history. In it he criticizes the nation from the perspective of slaves and much of what he said remains true today...

Patrick Cockburn wrote this week that “We are living in an age of disintegration.”

The Brexit vote shows that neoliberal policies have widened the gap between the elites and the people.


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