Organizing Cools the Planet, a 56-page booklet written by Joshua Kahn Russell and Hilary Moore, presents hard won ideas and realizations about climate change, organizing, and working to “build a climate justice movement led by low-income people, communities of color, Indigenous, youth, and other constituencies most directly impacted by the crisis.”
Archives for March 2011
When so many people have left Detroit, given up on Detroit, and let the bad economy beat them down, EMEAC has risen up during this time, seeing opportunity for reshaping areas…
There’s pain and pain is inevitable, but misery is a choice.
The Church Rock uranium spill was an accident. The BP spill was an accident. The price of energy has become too high. When will we learn our lesson? Fossil fuels and nuclear energy are not worth it.
Indonesia. Katrina. Haiti. New Zealand. Japan. Myanmar. We can’t control the earth and what she does to realign herself. Change is the only constant. Big change can bring traumatic reaction we often hold in our bodies, minds…
We know that we need honey bees and honey bees are disappearing. We know GMOs and Monsanto spell trouble for our environment. But what we don’t know a lot about is how climate change will alter how our food grows.
Beyond survival and security, self-determination is the underpinning of justice…Beyond simple survival, being able to determine our own path is the hallmark of self-expression, self-fulfillment, and most importantly, self-love.