With large fires still raging around the West, we can all feel empathy for those who lost their homes and even entire communities, as well as all of us suffering from the smoke. Still, there is a tremendous amount of smoke and mirrors about the blazes and their cause. The timber industry, Forest Service, and More
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The New York Post is screaming that if the city isn’t careful, socialists will “really take over.” The paper is terrified that average New Yorkers actually like the socialist platform — and that socialists are very good at organizing to win it.
Stir Crazy! Episode 90: Today we are joined by TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, TRNN climate reporter Steve Horn, Principal Research Fellow at the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne Anitra Nelson, Executive Director of the Centre for Environmental Justice and Development in Kenya Griffins Ochieng, and Kentucky State Rep. Attica Scott. Hosted by Kim Brown.This article/video segment is published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate crisis.
There is a cohort of close observers of our presidential elections, scholars and lawyers and political strategists, who find themselves in the uneasy position of intelligence analysts in the months before 9/11. As November 3 approaches, their screens are blinking red, alight with warnings that the political system does not know how to absorb. They see the obvious signs that we all see, but they also know subtle things that most of us do not. Something dangerous has hove into view, and the nation is lurching into its path.
Is this the future, leaking into the present moment? “You have good genes, you know that, right? You have good genes. A lot of it is about the genes, isn’t it, don’t you believe? The racehorse theory. You think we’re so different? You have good genes in Minnesota.” The speaker, of course, is Donald Trump, More
The health emergency of the coronavirus is inseparable from the health emergency of extinction, the health emergency of biodiversity loss, and the health emergency of the climate crisis. All of these emergencies are rooted in a mechanistic, militaristic, anthropocentric worldview that considers humans separate from—and superior to—other beings. Beings we can own, manipulate, and control. All of these emergencies are rooted in an economic model based on the illusion of limitless growth and limitless greed, which violate planetary boundaries, and destroy the integrity of ecosystems and individual species.
It’s time for a reality check for Big Oil: We need to #KeepItInTheGround. Half measures won’t stop the climate crisis — that’s the #BigOilReality. https://t.co/Wafp0xKsLA #ClimateWeekNYC pic.twitter.com/B21OvdTBzB
— Oil Change International (@PriceofOil) September 23, 2020
The Trump campaign is discussing plans to ask state representatives to set aside the election results in their state and select Trump electors *even if Trump loses the vote in their state.*
That would be the death of American democracy. That is not an overstatement. It’s a fact. https://t.co/U28TTML396
— Renato Mariotti (@renato_mariotti) September 23, 2020
1. It's important to understand that Trump's own words support the Atlantic story. The plan is to use engineered election uncertainty to bring in the courts & do Bush v. Gore Redux. https://t.co/ytWpIx5Qtl
— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) September 23, 2020