Climate change and oil portfolios: Divesting in the future

Methodists linked arms with more than 500 campaigns pushing for divestment by colleges, universities, faith communities, state and local retirement funds, and foundations.


Thank you Pope Francis for talking about climate change

Pope Francis has brought a voice into the discussion around climate change that is merging the voices of science, religion, and politics.


The way to save the planet: shrink the economy

Any real climate change program must deal with a triple challenge, which can only be met by global agreement to replace competition with cooperation.


Asking wrong questions about Ebola (and other things)

Slamming the door against the main victims of imperialist exploitation is impossible; microbes know no borders.


Climate change, militarism, and the 2014 elections

I was struck by the incredible breadth and grassroots depth of this sea of humanity streaming through the streets of New York. A mass movement has emerged!


Sorry, Wall Street is closed today!

Clad in shades of blue to illustrate the wave of action to come, the activists of Flood Wall Street gathered first at the tip of Manhattan in Battery Park for a rally, teach-in, and breakfast.


The 2014 midterm elections: Fear and promise

Progressive measures would improve our country for future generations while bringing well paying jobs to our communities.


Accumulation of greenhouse gases a "planetary emergency"

If eloquent words and scientific data don't move you to be a better steward of this fragile place we call Earth, then make it personal.


Checks in Native American settlement delayed again

More than 490,000 Indians are still waiting for settlement monies due them from the federal government. It's a disgrace.


Millennials see Keystone as more than just a pipeline

The fight over Keystone is really about a generational shift in our energy paradigm and how we will survive the 21st century.

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