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Naomi Klein: on climate change and racism

Interview with Naomi Klein: The Struggles Against Climate Change and Racism Are Inseparable
By Natalie Hanman, The Guardian, Published September 15, 2019 in Truthout

Naomi Klein, author of the new book, On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal, talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes and how she finds hope. “In a North American context, it’s the greatest taboo of all to actually admit that there are going to be limits… But we are going to have to contract on the endless, disposable consumption side.” more

2018 -- Fourth Warmest Year on Record

"Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)." Source, with 1:22 min. video on warming, 1880-2018

 

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. This landmark global agreement was adopted in New York on 7 July 2017.

A Vision for Black Lives

Who's got what in the USA?

Millions of people have watched this video on Wealth Inequality in America.

"Project Unspeakable"

a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. more...

Transition Times Blog

We are in a time of transition -- which way will it go? Follow this excellent blog from Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: latest entry

"Money or Life: What makes us really rich"

Now in English! Free download (39 pages pdf) of a German essay by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen on our relationship with the money economy -- and alternatives.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

on women and peace, ecology and global justice worldwide. more 
Active in Germany for a decade, we continue as part of the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice, based in Western Massachusetts.



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August 27, 2019

Global Climate Strike: action worldwide September 20-27

Our house is on fire — let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone. [more...]

July 14, 2019

Powerful and Emotional Testimony From Escobar, Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, and Pressley on Family Separation and Child Imprisonment

"Four members of Congress retold in witness testimony to their fellow lawmakers Friday morning what they saw and experienced during a recent visit to a U.S. border detention facility in Texas, sparing no graphic or emotional detail." [more...]

June 21, 2019

New Report Exposes Pentagon's Massive Contributions to Climate Crisis Post-9/11

"Boston University professor Neta C. Crawford details the U.S. Department of Defense's massive contributions to the global climate emergency: "The DOD is the single largest consumer of energy in the U.S., and in fact, the world's single largest institutional consumer of petroleum." [more...]

May 19, 2019

Time to Follow the Green New Leaders

Young people are rapidly changing the political calculus on climate in this country — even though many of the leaders are too young to vote. The next step must be a multi-generational, multiracial movement, big enough to force action at the scale and speed that science, justice, and Indigenous knowledge require. [more...]

May 13, 2019

#FreeBlackMamas Bails Black Mothers From Jail For Mother’s Day

A growing campaign to bring black mothers home from jail is putting the need to eliminate cash bail into criminal justice conversations. [more...]

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