MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. With Climate March Behind Us, Now What Do We Do? — September 30, 2014
  2. Next Steps in Solving the Climate Crisis — September 24, 2014
  3. The Path Forward To Climate Justice — September 20, 2014
  4. Broadening And Sharpening The Climate Justice Movement — September 13, 2014
  5. What Will It Take to Create Climate Justice? — September 11, 2014

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Sep 30

With Climate March Behind Us, Now What Do We Do?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Mint Press News The climate action weekend built around the People’s Climate March proved that the climate movement has broad popular support and millions are ready to mobilize. These are two ingredients necessary to achieve climate justice, but also needed is a strategy that is widely understood so …

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Sep 24

Next Steps in Solving the Climate Crisis

Following the events around the UN climate summit including the People’s Climate March and #Flood Wall Street, we discuss what needs to be done next to solve the climate crisis. We speak with John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self Reliance about the work that is being done across the country to build the …

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Sep 20

The Path Forward To Climate Justice

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in collaboration between PopularResistance.org and Occupy.com The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and National Climate Assessment reports from this year make it clear that the climate crisis is here. In fact, a very recent study out of Princeton regarding the estimated yearly carbon budget that must be adhered to in order to …

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Sep 13

Broadening And Sharpening The Climate Justice Movement

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published on Occupy.com This is the fifth installment in a series co-produced by Occupy.com and Popular Resistance, written in the run-up to the People’s Climate March and Climate Convergence actions happening next week in New York ahead of UN Climate Summit negotiations. Read the first part here, the second part here, the …

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Sep 11

What Will It Take to Create Climate Justice?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in Occupy.com All of the elements required to create climate justice seem to be in place. The climate movement can put hundreds of thousands on the streets, organize creative civil resistance, get thousands to risk arrest and mobilize blockades of tar sands, fracking, oil pipelines and mountain …

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Sep 11

On ISIS, Syria and Iraq, US on the Wrong Path

David Swanson writes that war is always based on lies and that is obvious as the US becomes more committed to greater military involvement in Iraq and Syria each day. In this episode we will look at the roots of the crises in Iraq and Syria. Where did ISIS come from? What are the options …

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Sep 06

Don’t Look To US Government To Solve Climate Crisis

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in Occupy.com This is the third part of a series being co-produced by Popular Resistance and Occupy.com, focusing on the upcoming climate protests this month at the United Nations in New York. Read the first installment here and the second installment here. This year, 14 federal agencies in the United …

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Sep 05

Climate Alarms Ringing, US Fails To Act

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally posted in Occupy.com The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most worrisome so far. Paired with data from the 2014 National Climate Assessment, there is no question that the climate crisis is here and is accelerating at a faster pace than predicted. Its effects …

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Aug 28

The Climate Crisis Connects Us

We spoke with organizers of the New York Climate Convergence, a two day conference just before the People’s Climate March that will focus on discussion of the roots of the climate crisis, obstacles to addressing it and how to build a united movement to put real solutions in place while stopping false and harmful solutions. …

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Aug 28

Climate Crisis Connects Us, Climate Justice Requires Unity

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in Popular Resistance Above photo: Activists outside the UN climate change conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa. Reuters. What do rigged corporate trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Treaty, an international climate agreement to be signed in 2015, have in common? They are both …

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