The Precariat and Climate Justice 

The Precarious Question and the Climate Struggle Alex Gourmet originally published at Fighting for Social and Ecological Justice. Because Climate Change Makes All of Us Precarious. Precarity in the Great Recession The Great Recession is making millions of precarious workers unemployed. Millions of precarious youth, women, immigrants are being made redundant. The crisis is swelling the… Read More The Precariat and Climate Justice 

Migration and Climate: the Peoples Climate March

Climate Change and Migration Have Everything to do with Each Other; That’s Why I’ll March at the Peoples Climate March and May Day Thanu Yakupitiyage, Contributor U.S Communications Manager at PHOTO BY CHRISTINE IRVINEPeoplesClimate March 2014 It’s pretty ironic that among Donald Trump’s first policies in his agenda was a crackdown on immigrant communities,… Read More Migration and Climate: the Peoples Climate March

Buddhist Futures: Beyond Class, Capital and State

It’s important to understand Buddhism’s relationship with the State throughout its 2600 year history. Early Buddhism may have been a populist revolt of the tribal Sramana against monarchist city-states aligned with the Brahmins. (I say “may” because such a premise requires much more historical evidence than I can present in this brief outline). One website… Read More Buddhist Futures: Beyond Class, Capital and State

Black Grassroots Economic Justice

Member of Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Gains Momentum in Jackson, Mississippi’s Mayoral Race Sarah Jaffe originally published at In 2013, radical attorney Chokwe Lumumba was elected mayor of Jackson, Mississippi on a platform of economic self-determination for the people of Jackson, but his untimely death cut his plans short. Now, Lumumba’s son, Chokwe Antar Lumumba… Read More Black Grassroots Economic Justice