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Pictures of windmills and farmers markets are great, but they don’t capture the diversity and radicalism of the movement. So we asked readers like you for poster ideas and handed them over to two of our favorite artists.
Kate Aronoff | Jan 7, 2016
At international summits like COP21, diplomats and dignitaries dominate the dialogue. To see how voices outside the negotiations are heard, I joined a peaceful protest at the Louvre Museum.
Kate Aronoff | Dec 15, 2015
In just a few months at the beginning of WWII, the U.S. auto industry converted to a war machine. We need that kind of rapid, driven transition to get away from fossil fuels. Here's the just way to do it.
Kate Aronoff | Dec 4, 2015
Capitalism vs. Climate: Naomi Klein’s New Film Takes Us From the Current Crisis to the World We Want
In "This Changes Everything," Naomi Klein lays out how industry interests are opposed to those of ordinary people—a point climate activists have had trouble communicating and been reluctant to fully embrace.
Kate Aronoff | Nov 5, 2015
A growing cadre of the owning class is crafting a healthier relationship to the other 99 percent: “It is not about individual therapy or even engaging in philanthropy or charity. It’s about collective action.”
Kate Aronoff | Oct 27, 2015
Who ruined Mad Max’s world? The new film isn't afraid to lay blame — and suggest a way forward.
Kate Aronoff | May 23, 2015
The Comedy Central show allows millennials of a specific demographic—and even those outside of it—to laugh at the situation the 1 percent has handed them.
Kate Aronoff | Mar 18, 2015
There are plenty of lessons to be taken from Syriza’s victory and the rise to power of Spain's Podemos party, but striving to speak to people rather than politics might be chief among them.
Kate Aronoff | Jan 29, 2015
Fictional Dystopias Teach Kids to Stand Up to Inequality—Don’t Dismiss Them As Capitalist Propaganda
Young Adult future fantasies like The Hunger Games and Divergent have been condemned as promoting free-market ideology. But these stories of revolution engage young people in deep conversations about identity and injustice.
Kate Aronoff | Sep 20, 2014
The film never flinches from the complex connections between economic and environmental problems.
Kate Aronoff | Jul 8, 2014