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The general humidity level in Brasstown, North Carolina this fall was 6%. We didn’t even know what 6% felt like. This was a rain forest. Books would become water damaged sitting on the kitchen table in the summer. 935 more words

Standing Rock: the effects of colonization/ los efectos de la colonización

This is a bilingual post. Este es un artículo bilingüe.

After sleeping 12 hours, reading Emma Goldman for one hour at 2 in the morning, and sleeping for another 4 hours, I am finally up. 925 more words


can you get a fiscal sponsorship for your activism?

If there is one thing that we’d like to spotlight these days, it’s change makers and organizations that are doing really great and innovative work across the country. 160 more words


Map: Environmental Justice in Detroit

The EPA has developed a handy tool called EJSCREEN to explore data related to environmental justice around the country. Data from EPA and other sources are pulled together and can be examined side-by-side. 17 more words


Wrong Way! A Call for a New American Dream

Wrong Way! A Call for A New American Dream

January 6, 2017

by Patricia M. DeMarco

The proposed Shell Chemical Appalachia Plant to produce polyethylene plastic pellets from Marcellus and Utica shale gas in Potter Township, Beaver County PA, highlights two of the most important issues of our time: human-induced climate change and global pollution from man-made chemicals. 1,569 more words

Climate Change

2017: what lies ahead?

Because 2017 is Canada’s 150th anniversary, dozens of progressive organizations, including unions,  have proposed an agenda for “ Canada’s Clean Growth Century” , under the slogan “Out with the old and In with the new”.  276 more words