Ingar Solty
capitalism is over

June 6, 2019  

Today, most people are aware that ‘socialism’ is particularly popular among American millennials. The phenomenon began when the global financial crisis hit. No matter what the design of the empirical research questions that were being asked was, a majority of millennials said they favored “socialism” over “capitalism,” while the older generations, increasing with age, tended to be more pro-capitalist.

Joseph Stiglitz
 ‘The war on the climate emergency, if correctly waged, would actually be good for the economy’ Photograph: Press Enterpr/Rex/Shutterstock
4 June 2019

Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stake
[Editor: We agree that we can and have to afford it but not with growing the economy in the way this happened following World War II. !]
Phyllis Bennis
The US warship USS Harry S. Truman is pictured anchored in The Solent on October 8, 2018 near Portsmouth, England. Matt Cardy / Getty Images.

We can’t heal the climate if the US war machine keeps raining destruction, absorbing resources, and gobbling up fossil fuels all around the world. Here’s how to stop it.
Thea Riofrancos
Green New Deal Now

This article first published on the Viewpoint Magazine website.

System Change Not Climate Change
The Juliana Plaintiffs claim a constitutional right to a habitable planet. Photo: Our Children's Trust

News | SCNCC | June 3, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time, three judges of the Ninth Circuit will hear arguments by the Trump Administration seeking to stop the Juliana v. United States lawsuit brought by a group of young people claiming a constitutional right to "a climate system capable of sustaining human life" and asserting that the United States government is violating that right.

Lisa Hymas and Ted MacDonald
ABC climate vs royal baby coverage

Archie is seventh in line to the throne but first in headlines

A version of this post was originally published by Grist.

Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense!

Please join Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense! in October for The Resurgence: 2019 Forest & Climate Movement Convergence where we will join together diverse movements to build strategies with action to fundamentally transform the system that is destroying life on Earth.


Madison Dapcevich
May 24, 2019
Daniel Aldana Cohen

A Green New Deal can’t deliver economic or environmental justice without tackling the housing crisis. We should go big and build 10 million beautiful, public, no-carbon homes over the next 10 years.


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