Samantha M Harvey is a writer and new mother living in New York City. Her work has appeared in Grist, Earth Island Journal, Truthout and more. She works with the Center for Diversity and the Environment and the EDGE Funders Alliance to support grassroots movements pushing for systemic change.
By Samantha Harvey, Resilience.org
Recognizing that caring for the environment and dismantling racism are not silver linings but interconnected, interdependent goals in their own right is the first, beautiful step.
By Samantha Harvey, Earth Island Journal
Perhaps one gift the Trump administration has given us is the final lifting of this veil — just in case there was any lingering faith that authority still meant something and could be depended on. Now we no longer need suspect. Benefit of the doubt is over — it’s all a façade, a sham, a bully’s blow-horn silencing a people’s wisdom. So now we know. What we do with this knowledge holds the key to the future.