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These Educators Bring Story, Truth, and Humanity to the Climate Crisis. They Want Your Students to Imagine How They Can Fight for Climate Justice.
Students get straight-up, comprehensive education on climate change and how to be climate change-makers
How to Contact the 17 Banks Funding All Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion (Including Keystone XL)
by James Trimarco
We hunted down the names of CEOs and their contact information for you. Here’s what to say.
6 Places Resisting Fear With Compassionate Defiance
by Lornet Turnbull
Sanctuary city policies can only go so far. The real job of creating welcome and safety falls to ordinary people.
The Race to Stop Tar Sands Pipeline Financing
by James Trimarco
Efforts to defund Keystone XL target same banks that supported DAPL. “If you stop the flow of dollars, you stop the flow of oil.”
To Regain People’s Trust, the Democratic Party Must Support Single-Payer
by Sarah van Gelder
Nearly 60 percent of Americans want Medicare for All. Democrats must support it, too.
Ditch the “Animal Farm” Mentality in Resisting Trump Policies
by Colin Beavan
Try less fighting and speaking and doing to get “our” way—and a lot more sitting and listening and questioning and being still.
A Simple Email Can Help Save the 27 National Monument Areas on Trump’s List
by Michael Dax, Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz
The Trump administration wants to know how you feel about your national monument lands. A public comment period opens May 12.
If You’ve Never Seen Race Cars on Ice, You Probably Never Will. Thanks Climate Change!
by Brian Gersten
Formula One racing on frozen lakes comes to grips with the reality of rising temperatures and melting ice.
Netflix and Bill Nye Are Saving Science—30 Minutes at a Time
by Mark Rahner
With Netflix’s ascendancy and the way it’s changing viewing habits, “Bill Nye Saves the World” may be a huge opportunity for science education.
You Liked That Heineken Ad? Well, It Was Worse Than the Pepsi One
by Didi Delgado
It tricks you into thinking social problems can be resolved if only people tolerate oppression just a little while longer.
Trumpcare Passed the House: Here’s How We Can Still Stop It
by Indivisible
The ACA remains the law of the land. There are many more steps left in the legislative process before this bill ever reaches Trump’s desk.
Portland, Ore., Becomes First Major U.S. City to End All New Investment in Corporations
by Melissa Hellmann
To avoid doing business with socially irresponsible corporations, the city is willing to lose investment income—about $4.5 million a year.
Crowdfunding Real Estate Isn’t Just For Millionaires Anymore. Could It Be For You?
by Alizah Salario
The relatively new equity crowdfunding seeks investors expecting a return, not donors supporting a project. But the project must improve a community.
Just So We’re Clear: Black Mothers Aren’t to Blame for High Infant Mortality
by Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez
When famous midwife Ina May Gaskin suggested that Black mothers should make better lifestyle choices to have healthier babies, the Black birth world decided they’d had enough.
New Budget Deal Preserves All 19 Social Spending Programs Trump Tried to Eliminate
by James Trimarco
Economic relief agencies as well as support for arts and culture got nearly a five-month reprieve from the more radical cuts proposed in Trump’s budget.