In Chiapas, Mexico, a coalition of Indigenous peoples oversees a large swathe of autonomous territory. These Zapatistas are building lives free from the…
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Kurdish Rojava is an embattled young experiment in radical democracy that's emerged in northeast Syria. What does radical democracy look like?
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We've known about climate change for a century and have been -- allegedly -- trying to prevent it for almost forty years. Have we made any progress?
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The Paris Commune was a short-lived revolutionary experiment. It challenged state sovereignty and implemented progressive ideals that wouldn't be seen…
The Catalan Integral Cooperative is a network of co-ops in the Catalonia region of Spain that aims – explicitly – to build a decentralized…
Transition Towns, a framework for building climate resilience through an emphasis on localization, has been incredibly successful. But is it…
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And make Chevron pay. How fossil fuel companies and their lawyers bribe public officials to hold political prisoners – even in the United States.
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Many countries of the global north have reduced their territorial emissions over the last decade or more. But are they actually just passing those…
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Carbon offsetting is becoming increasingly popular and COP26 took steps to accelerate this. But what impact do these markets have on the global…
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The newsletter is taking a quick break over the holidays but I thought I would share some of the more impactful books I've been reading lately.
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Historical emissions demonstrate how culpable certain nation states are. Ongoing emissions show us that borders aren't the only key: wealth matters too.
Just a handful of countries – overwhelmingly, the same countries that have benefitted from five hundred years of colonialism – are responsible for the…