The challenge of achieving sustainable development whilst mitigating climate change is so pressing that it forces itself upon anyone legitimate leadership, both in light of the dire prospect of natural catastrophe for Earth and of the scope of change entailed if we are to earnestly address the issue. 231 more words
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Human rights and corporate responsibility prompt a US church to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which aims to pressure Israel to comply with international law and end its military occupation of Palestinian territories, has garnered significant institutional and governmental support in recent years. 1,329 more words
I just wrote a piece for The Nation about lessons that I’ve learned from ten years as an activist. I wanted to share it!
The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued ‘Advice for Irish Citizens and Businesses regarding involvement in financial and economic activities in Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory’ 549 more words
My dear friends at the University of Cape Town,
Climate change has become a profound and growing human rights issue, a threat to all of us, and to the world’s poorest, who are least responsible for it, most of all. 508 more words
The altar where the Koch Bros worship
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The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, a fellowship of over 300 churches which represent some 590 million people in 150 countries, endorsed fossil fuel divestment this week, agreeing to phase out its own holdings and encourage its members to do the same.