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25/12/18
Author: 
Emily Witt
Sunrise, founded a year and a half ago by a dozen or so twentysomethings, has established itself as the dominant influence on the environmental policy of the Democrat’s young, progressive wing.Photograph by Michael Brochstein / SOPA / Getty

December 23, 2018

Sunrise, founded a year and a half ago by a dozen or so twentysomethings, has established itself as the dominant influence on the environmental policy of the Democrat’s young, progressive wing.Photograph by Michael Brochstein / SOPA / Getty

22/12/18
Author: 
Alexander C. Kaufman

Instead, Democrats are sticking to their original plan, and channeled Exxon Mobil in an announcement refusing to bar members who take fossil fuel money.

21/12/18
Author: 
Jeremy Brecher and Joe Uehlein

Workers have gotten a raw deal. Employers and their Republican allies are trying to eliminate workers’ rights both in the workplace and at the ballot box. But even when Democrats controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress, they did little to protect, let alone expand, the rights of working people. Workers need a new deal.

17/12/18
Author: 
350 Seattle

Dec.17, 2018

On Friday, Chase gave a $1.5 billion loan to TransCanada -- the corporation that is trying to bulldoze a Unis'to'ten healing center to build a fracked gas pipeline -- so we laid a fifty-foot oil pipeline and simulated an oil spill in their regional HQ.

Please share this video if you agree that Chase must respect the sovereign rights of the Unis'to'ten and stop funding climate disaster.

14/12/18
Author: 
Jane Slaughter
Verizon on strike

December 14, 2018

The term “political revolution” is an odd one. Bernie Sanders never said that voting for him or building his campaign would overthrow capitalism (the traditional meaning of “revolution” in the socialist movement). The idea was radical but vague. It was rightly inspirational while what was actually asked of us was within the sphere of voting and elections, and in the Democratic Party at that.

07/12/18
Author: 
Ted Franklin
Sunrise Movement in the Halls of Congress Photo | Sunrise Movement

Fellow Ecosocialists,

This morning Jonny Kocher sent out a plea for participation in and support of Sunrise Movement’s actions to get Pelosi and the other House Dems to adopt Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s proposal to appoint a Select House Committee for a Green New Deal.  Links to the details, in case you missed them are as follows:

Saturday Dec 8 @ 10 am - 2 pm - Action Prep Party and Art Build

02/12/18
Author: 
Richard Smith
The wildfire that wiped out Paradise, California, viewed from space. At last count, there were 88 confirmed dead, 296 missing, The fire destroyed 13,972 homes, 528 commercial buildings and 4,293 other structures. (NASA)

 

Nov. 26, 2018

Richard Smith argues for an emergency plan to meet the climate emergency and "do what the science demands before it's too late."  This is an abridged version of a paper that will appear in the March 1, 2019 special issue of Real-World Economics Review.[1]

24/11/18
Author: 
U.S. government
“The assumption that current and future climate conditions will resemble the recent past is no longer valid.”
CRISIS CONFIRMED

Posted on November 24, 2018

Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth

20/11/18
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage

Nov. 16, 2018

California is on the burning edge of climate breakdown. Record-breaking drought and heat have turned the Golden State into a tinderbox. The megafires have followed. In the last two years a string of off-the-chart wildfires have exploded with stunning speed and ferocity across forests, grasslands, rural areas and city neighborhoods. California Governor Jerry Brown has called it "the new abnormal."

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