The Supreme Court curbed the EPA’s ability to restrict emissions, so states are looking to enshrine rights to “healthful environments” in their constitutions.
From The Current Issue
Resmaa Menakem intersperses political commentary and predictions about American democracy with explanations of how racialized trauma presents in our bodies, and offers body-focused exercises to deal with it.
It is high time for the U.S. to do some serious soul-searching. Communion and fellowship are what will get us through.
A new documentary interviews “Greenham Common Women”—tough, dedicated protesters in the struggle against nuclear weapons and nuclear war.
“The people who are killing us can’t also be the people who are keeping us safe.”
The evidence is clear that people are changing the climate dramatically. But human actions can also affect the climate for the better.
Unarmed Ukrainians changing road signs, blocking tanks, and confronting the Russian military are showing their bravery and strategic brilliance.
What would our movement be like if we abundantly supported Black leaders to transition to their next role in our ecosystem, instead of choosing to isolate them in burnout?
By first transforming and reimagining ourselves, we all have an opportunity before us to truly transform our organizations and reimagine our work.
The city’s activists have seen varying levels of success in housing and food justice. But justice for police abuse remains elusive. Here’s why.
“We can’t afford to let our education systems get in sustainability’s way.”
Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers spent a year relentlessly protesting the Modi government’s push to corporatize Indian agriculture. Their fight offers a model for social movements worldwide.
From anti-communist witch-hunts to independence movements to wages for housework and rights for sex workers, 91-year-old Selma James has been in the struggle for a lifetime.
If you are wondering whether a political movement is effective, follow the music.
In 1970, tens of thousands of people in East Los Angeles marched for equality, identifying themselves as “Chicano.” Today, the Chicano Moratorium continues as young and old learn from one another.
While elites fixate on technological fixes such as “net zero” emissions, communities of color fear it will disproportionately impact them and instead demand a just phasing out of oil and gas—and a seat at the table.
While my family lives under existential threat from catastrophic cyclones in Mozambique, immigrant communities in the diaspora, like mine in London, also have to face toxic air quality.
“COP26 is looking like one of the most inequitable, White, and segregated COPs to ever occur.”