25 Years in Jail for Protecting the Planet?

BY FRIDA BERRIGAN NATION FEBRUARY 19, 2019 Twenty-five years in prison. That is the possible fate of seven Catholic anti-nuclear activists awaiting trial for their action on April 4, 2018, at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia—the largest base of its kind in the world. The Kings Bay 7 chose to act on … Continue reading 25 Years in Jail for Protecting the Planet?

How to cope with political learned helplessness in an age of Trump and DeVos

Keepin’ On Katy Cribbs Feb 10, 2017 I know I was not alone in feeling crushed by the confirmation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Sure, we all knew it was likely she would be confirmed, it would take incredible pressure and a moral awakening on the part of a few more Republicans to turn the tide. So … Continue reading How to cope with political learned helplessness in an age of Trump and DeVos

Beyond Corporate Power

by Richard Moser Be Freedom Feb 8, 2019 The problem is not that the corporations are “out of control,” the problem is that the corporations are so much “in control.” By seeing neoliberalism as Free Market Fundamentalism (FMF) rather than Corporate Power we underestimate the challenges ahead. FMF does not help us to know what tactics … Continue reading Beyond Corporate Power

16-year-old tells Davos delegates if the planet dies, she’s blaming them

by Heather Landy in Davos Quartz Jan 25, 2019 Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who called the world to attention last month at the 2018 UN Climate Change Conference, brought her stark message to the World Economic Forum this week, telling the global elites who converged on Davos, Switzerland, that she would hold them accountable for not doing … Continue reading 16-year-old tells Davos delegates if the planet dies, she’s blaming them