‘A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive’: Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After

"How do we earn the hope we could actually do this?" asks author of new book. "That's the only discussion that matters." by Jon Queally edited by O Society September 20, 2019 The new book warns "by far the biggest obstacle we are up against is hopelessness." Its author—journalist and activist Naomi Klein—says when it comes … Continue reading ‘A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive’: Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After

On Fire: The Right to a Future

The Right to a Future, with Naomi Klein and Greta Thunberg Sep 9, 2019 https://youtu.be/Vw58ckJdDmI On Fire by Naomi Klein edited by O Society September 15, 2019 On a Friday in mid-March, they streamed out of schools in little rivulets, burbling with excitement and defiance at an act of truancy. The little streams emptied on to … Continue reading On Fire: The Right to a Future

A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

by Naomi Klein Intercept edited by O Society April 20, 2019 “A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” is a seven-minute film narrated by the congresswoman and illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Set a couple of decades from now, it’s a flat-out rejection of the idea a dystopian future is a forgone conclusion. Instead, it … Continue reading A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Battle Lines are Drawn on Green New Deal

by Naomi Klein Intercept February 13. 2019 "I REALLY DON’T like their policies of taking away your car, taking away your airplane flights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,’ or ‘you’re not allowed to own cows anymore!'” So bellowed President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas, his first campaign-style salvo against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. … Continue reading Battle Lines are Drawn on Green New Deal

Naomi Klein on the Urgency of a Green New Deal for Everyone

by Naomi LaChance Truthdig Nov 30, 2018 Progressive journalist and activist Naomi Klein urged sweeping change that tackles the climate crisis, capitalism, racism and economic inequality in tandem on Friday in Burlington, Vt. If that seems challenging, add the fact that the clock is ticking and there might not be another chance. https://youtu.be/IN1YFLUmcOk “We need to have started … Continue reading Naomi Klein on the Urgency of a Green New Deal for Everyone

People are Talking About a “New Green Deal,” but What Exactly Is It?

by ANDREW STEWART FDR Achieved the New Deal and the Green Party Advocates a Green New Deal This week, progressives nationwide are talking about a Green New Deal. While mainstream media assume insurgent Democrats came up with this plan, we beg to differ! We applaud the efforts of Democrats for finally adopting what the Global Greens began … Continue reading People are Talking About a “New Green Deal,” but What Exactly Is It?