OMG! It’s official. We took on a multi-billion dollar corporation and we won!!
— Dallas Goldtooth (@dallasgoldtooth) June 9, 2021
“This might be a political show for Biden,” said the Sunrise Movement, “but for us it’s a fight for our lives and for the communities we love and care about.”
At a time when it couldn’t be clearer how desperately we need to roll back carbon emissions, Trump has not only made it easier for fossil fuel companies to increase them — he has also changed rules to make it harder for climate activists to fight back.
“There are more big bank executives on the Democratic platform drafting committee than there are climate activists or millennials.”
If you’re looking for a little distraction from the news of the pandemic — something a little gossipy, but with a point at the end about how change happens in the world — this essay may soak up a few minutes.
“As the oligarchs financed, shaped and largely managed the climate movement – it’s only natural that they alone benefit from it. The power-elites repackaged our oppression as revolution and sold it back to us. The exploited our emotions and fears…”