Climate Crisis Made Worse By Presidential Mis-Leadership Throughout This Century

Dr. Margaret Flowers, along with co-author Kevin Zeese, responds to recent Obama conversation at the Baker Institute.

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Kim Wasserman's latest battles

AWTT Exhibit at Syracuse University: Inspiration Squared

 All of Robert Shetterly's 238 completed portraits in the Americans Who Tell the Truth project are on exhibit at Syracuse University through December 14th.

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Audio: Bill McKibben on the climate movements that give him hope

In this 11/27/18 Mongabay newscast, Bill McKibben talks about where he finds hope in the current climate change landscape. McKibben highlights grassroots movements such as the Sunrise Movement and the Extinction Rebellion

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European Parliament Panel Approves Whistleblower Protections for all EU Countries

BRUSSELS - On Tuesday, the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) of the European Parliament voted in favor of a proposed Whistleblower Protection Directive, which would create legally binding free speech protections for whistleblowers in all EU member states.

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Nikki Giovanni Releases "A Good Cry"

Dubbed “The Poet of the Black Revolution”, the legendary activist, poet and educator Nikki Giovanni received a warm welcome from the D.C. community as she shared excerpts from her new book, A Good Cry on October 26 at Busboys and Poets located on 450 K St N.W.

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Tim DeChristopher on state of the "necessity" defense

Tim DeChristopher is interviewed about climate activism and use of the "necessity" defense in a recent WIRED article "Pipeline Vandals are Reinventing Climate Activism."

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“Americans Who Tell The Truth Through Law” artist shares stories of democracy, dissent

Brandeis School of Law has posted some nice website coverage about AWTT program there on October 30. Attendees included both members of the Lousiville, KY legal community and students from Louisville's Central High School.

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Juliana v. United States Moves Forward, Again

On Friday, November 2 the United States Supreme Court denied the Trump administration’s application for stay in the landmark constitutional climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States. The lawsuit, brought by twenty-one young Americans and supported by Our Children’s Trust, is back on track for trial.

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Arena Stage to Honor Eve Ensler with American Artist Award

Arena Stage will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, activist and author Eve Ensler, one of Arena's Power Play commissioned artists. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 14, 2018 as part of the opening night celebration for the gold standard musical Anything Goes, directed by Molly Smith.

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