As climate change continues to wreak havoc on our ecosystem, millions across the world are taking action and calling for change in order to preserve our environment. The Global Climate Strike, the massive climate change campaign that united millions across the world to amplify the voices of young activists seeking environmental reform, is a perfect example of this. Because of its historic importance as a massively successful initiative, here is everything you need to know about the Global Climate Strike.
I have a history with being homeless and let me tell you it is no walk in the park. Things are not easy as everyone may think. Most of the homeless are not out there because of drugs or alcohol, that happened after they became homeless and it is called a coping mechanism because being homeless knocks a person’s self-esteem into the ground and then society beats them down too, keeping them out there in the streets with no hand to help them up.
See “So You Wanna Be A Delegate: The Basics” for some basic information and tips.
There's a guilt narrative attached to any discussion of climate change. We drive too many cars. We eat too much beef. We, as in, the consumer, the person, the individual culprit sleepwalking over the climate cliff.
"Listen, sweetheart, sexism and racism are products of capitalism. If we take down capitalism, it'll be easier to solve those issues."
“I don’t see no riot here! Why are you in riot gear?”
Then at the vanguard of social justice struggles in Québec, the nationalist tendency is now one of the strongest components of the racist right wing in the province. It has almost completely abandoned the fight for political and economic emancipation to concentrate on cultural politics, fighting against immigration, liberty of religion and other topics also cherished by the fascist right. While some would easily condemn nationalism in itself, going back into the history of Québec’s fight for independence seems necessary to understand how Québec’s liberation movement transformed itself into the reactionary force it is today.
Now more than ever with British politics in an ongoing state of turmoil has it ever been more important to scrutinize our politicians. While the British Parliament is prorogued until 14 October for an unprecedented five weeks, the House of Commons can no longer hold the Government to account so it has been left to the public and the media to carry out this function.
You've seen Greta Thunberg on the news, and you watched the coverage as millions of kids struck for the climate. But what did they accomplish by skipping school? Critics say that this was just a way to get out of class, but there's a long history of teens and young people changing the course of history. Here's how the climate strike changed the world in a single day.
It’s been a few good years for the LGBTQ community. In June of 2015 the Supreme Court ruled on marriage equality, I think that will be the “defining moment” when they write the history books.
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A lot has been said before the day of the march, or, rather, not said—so much indeed that it comes with no surprise that a lot of people decided to not attend due to safety concerns.