The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  ~ James Baldwin by Richard Moser edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Climate change is the apex crisis of all time and the US military is the prime crisis multiplier.   As we approach the horizon of climate … Continue reading The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos

Where Our New World Begins

Politics, power, and the Green New Deal by Kevin Baker Harper's edited by O Society May 9, 2019 The river “flows up the map,” they used to say, first south, then west, and then north, and through some of the most verdant and beautiful country in America. It is called the Tennessee, but it drains … Continue reading Where Our New World Begins

The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage

Because we all know "Leave it all to the markets." is a damned lie Eoin Higgins Common Dreams edited by O Society May 5, 2019 https://youtu.be/fzDlqMA9iu8 News coverage of the climate crisis can no longer rely on the false pretense of objectivity, writer and activist Naomi Klein said Tuesday. "There is a confirmation bias among the … Continue reading The House Is on Fire: Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage

How To Build the Zero-Carbon Economy

The Green New Deal sets an ambitious goal. Here’s how to get there. by Winona LaDuke In These Times edited by O Society April 25, 2019 The Anishaabe people have a prophecy: a time will come when we have to choose between two paths: one scorched, one green. For those who choose the green path, … Continue reading How To Build the Zero-Carbon Economy

Top 100 Solutions to Address Our Climate Crisis Problems to Celebrate Earth Day

  A chat with Paul Hawken about his ambitious effort to “map, measure, and model” global warming solutions. by David Roberts Vox edited by O Society Apr 22, 2019 Family planning. Who knew?(Drawdown) By now, the looming dangers of climate crisis are clear to anyone whose faculties include an attention span greater than that of the average cocker … Continue reading Top 100 Solutions to Address Our Climate Crisis Problems to Celebrate Earth Day

A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

by Naomi Klein Intercept edited by O Society April 20, 2019 “A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” is a seven-minute film narrated by the congresswoman and illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Set a couple of decades from now, it’s a flat-out rejection of the idea a dystopian future is a forgone conclusion. Instead, it … Continue reading A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The System, Youth, and Democracy

by  Roberto Savio Inter Press Service edited by O Society March 28, 2019 If we ever needed proof of how the political system has become self-referential and unable to update itself, the latest student march in more than 1,000 towns is a very good example. https://youtu.be/VFkQSGyeCWg Of course, politicians referred to it in declarations and, in a … Continue reading The System, Youth, and Democracy