In order to avert a climate catastrophe, we must transition away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. On both a domestic and a global level, climate change hurts poor people and communities of color first and worst, so we seek solutions that center economic and racial justice as critical components of addressing climate change.
Some labor leaders have already scorched proposals like the Green New Deal even as affected sectors continue to lose jobs.
Transportation network services have resisted regulations on workers’ rights, traffic safety, and the environment. The public shouldn’t subsidize them.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.
In deeply unequal societies, the rich and powerful never feel the environmental pain.
Trump’s federal budget proposal is the largest in history. It includes a massive military budget, funded through cuts to programs that help poor and middle-class Americans.
Metro’s plan to subsidize its own competition will hurt the planet, public transit, and the working people who rely on it.
Trump is requesting an unprecedented level of military spending.
If we redirected the trillions spent on fruitless wars, funding Medicare for All and a Green New Deal is perfectly realistic
Critics dismiss it as a dream. But that’s precisely what it is. It’s visionary.
The right wing could use the shutdown as a pretext to accelerate cuts to public services it deems ‘inessential.’