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Place-based Everywhere: Lessons from Flood Wall Street

If it wasn’t obvious before, it is now: capitalism has become the most divisive issue of our time.

Long-standing economic resistance went mainstream at People’s Climate March

Combined, the People’s Climate March on Sunday followed by Flood Wall Street the next day, uplifted a narrative around climate change that was impossible for even the most mainstream of media to ignore.

Climate Reckoning: My Own Private Coal Story

The takeaway: Strip-mining more than stripped the land; it stripped the traces of any human contact.

Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

The People’s Climate March, which saw hundreds of thousands around the world take to the streets for action on global warming in New York City, was followed this week by a United Nations climate summit in which world leaders advanced an agenda devoid of binding commitments.

Anti-coal campaigners continue to win in the Northwest

There is an adage commonly spoken in many activist circles: Think global, act local. And several communities across the Northwest, linked together in their opposition to coal transports by concern for the health of their communities and of the planet, are aiming to do just that.

Mobilising a counter-hegemonic climate movement

...never has it been more important to embrace a collective demand for ‘system change’ as the surest way to limit global warming and ensure environmental sustainability.

Reflections on the People's Climate March in London

It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.

The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises

I say: rock that boat. It’s a lifeboat; maybe the people in it will wake up and start rowing.

Naomi Klein on the Great Clash Between Capitalism and the Climate

Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate is coming out just as the UN is meeting on climate change, and a massive rally to protest the lack of progress on global warming is shaping up in Manhattan on Sunday.

Demands for the People's Climate March and Beyond: Introducing the Pledge To Mobilize

The lack of demands at the People's Climate March is a golden opportunity. We, the marchers, will determine the demands.

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