People fighting for more democracy in the United States often have to struggle against sexism and racism. In fact, those two struggles are often inseparable—certainly from the perspective of black women and some other women…
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2x Peabody-nom’d podcast of @CDSDuke. S5: "The Repair," on climate crisis. How did we go so wrong, and who's 'we'? Co-hosted by John Biewen and @amywestervelt.
Do me a favor. We’re all excited but move your song requests, set lists, and cities you hope we come to, to the Bruce feeds or E Street or Spring Nuts or wherever. I need my feed to be focused on the fact that our country is losing its Democracy and shit like that, ok? Thank you.
An extraordinary news story ignored by corporate media: the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change now explicitly calls for actions such as moving away from a conception of economic progress based solely on GDP growth to try to slow today's accelerating 6th mass extinction. 🧵
How can this be. Seriously.
Profiles in courage. https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/05/27/us/texas-school-shooting?smid=url-share#e6d6563f-cb01-567f-b0e6-cb357b573cf0
I don’t know if my Mic is on: BUT i want to organize a strike. We are being killed. We are exhausted. We can’t afford to live. We feel broken & OUR POLITICIANS don’t care. Is anyone with me? I have a radio show & an institute & a OpEd column - I got platforms I just NEED help
1/ Re the 2nd Amendment. I still remember a newspaper cartoon from the 1970s -- because my mother cut it out and stuck it to the fridge. Shows a Ben Franklin-looking dude saying something like this to another "Founding Father" type: