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Manage Climate Change Anxiety With These Cold-War Coping Techniques

For many viewers, watching Chernobyl crystallized parallels between widespread cultural panic around the nuclear threat and what we’re feeling now in the face of climate change. For veteran activists and therapists, the link has been clear for some time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Climate Strike Movement Has Officially Gone Global

On Friday, students around the world woke up knowing that sometime between math, English, biology or some other rote class, they would stand up and walk out. From the tiny island of Vanuatu to Europe to the U.S., the climate strike movement is officially a global phenomenon. Up to a million students in 123 countries…Read […]

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The Climate Strike Movement Has Officially Gone Global

On Friday, students around the world woke up knowing that sometime between math, English, biology or some other rote class, they would stand up and walk out. From the tiny island of Vanuatu to Europe to the U.S., the climate strike movement is officially a global phenomenon. Up to a million students in 123 countries…Read […]

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Women’s Marches Canceled Amidst Anti-Semitic Controversies

The 2017 Women’s March drew at least five million attendees worldwide and was one of the most galvanizing moments of the Trump presidency. However, recent controversies over the anti-Semitism of the movement’s four major organizers – Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez, Bob Bland, and Linda Sarsour – …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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I’m Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and This Is How I Parent

Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots movement working to reduce gun violence. Made of teams of everyday Americans in all 50 states, the organization has been called “the NRA’s worst nightmare.” Watts and her fellow activists are now wrapping up Wear Orange Weekend,…Read more… Continue […]

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This ‘March for Our Lives’ Browser Game Helps Spread Awareness for Saturday’s March

On Saturday, March 24, people will be gathering all over the country for the March for Our Lives. This browser game, Game for Our Lives, was built to help spread the word about the protest, and give you a nice distraction on Friday afternoon.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Activists Place Kids’ Shoes On Capitol Lawn In Chilling Display Of 7000 Senseless Deaths

As of presstime, there are 7,000 pairs of shoes placed on the lawn of the Capitol building. Each pair is symbolic of the estimated amount of kids killed by guns since the school shooting in Sandy Hook back in 2012. It’s a dizzying sight to see the mix of colors and styles, each seemingly embodying […]

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At a Climate Justice Fashion Show, the Kids Prove They’re Gonna Be All Right 

There’s not a ton of room for environmental optimism these days—optimism in general seems to have taken a leave of absence in the Trump age—but that wasn’t the case at the 6th annual Climate Justice Youth Summit (CJYS), hosted by UPROSE, a Latino community-based organization based in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The summit…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here’s What Happened When a City Sold Its Pride March to a Fracking Company

On a hot, sunny Sunday in Pittsburgh, several dozen people in bright orange T-shirts that read “WalMart Pride” marched through the downtown streets behind a WalMart-branded 18-wheeler. A handful of rainbow flags waved from the truck’s windows. Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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