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How I Became a Radical

We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.

by James Gustave Speth

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”
Posted Jan 23 2015 - 4:19pm
As nonviolent protests have spread throughout the country, the right-wing government and the mines’ security operations have responded with force.
Posted Jan 14 2015 - 12:00pm

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What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?

If the drought continues, farmers and residents may have to abandon some of the richest agricultural land in the country.

Keystone Protest

Pipeline apologists tell us the president’s decision isn’t that important for the climate—the dirty oil will flow anyway. Here’s why they’re wrong.

For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.

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