Posts Tagged ‘ activism ’

Hinds visits pipeline site, urges reform of FERC and says Trump ‘gutting the EPA’ | This Is a CRISIS!

 

Source: Hinds visits pipeline site, urges reform of FERC and says Trump ‘gutting the EPA’ |

‘Climate Despair’ Is Making People Give Up on Life – VICE

GRETA THUNBERG, THE YOUNG SWEDISH ACTIVIST WHO HAS SPOKEN ABOUT HER STRUGGLES WITH DEPRESSION. MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/GETTY IMAGES

“It’s super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history.”

Source: ‘Climate Despair’ Is Making People Give Up on Life – VICE

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met Greta Thunberg: ‘Hope is contagious’ | Environment | The Guardian

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg. Photograph: Stephen Voss, Anna Schori/The Guardian

Source: When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met Greta Thunberg: ‘Hope is contagious’ | Environment | The Guardian

William J. Barber II – 2018 MacArthur Foundation

Source: William J. Barber II – MacArthur Foundation

Queens Museum Director Laura Raicovich Resigns Amid Political Differences With Board | artnet News

 

Raicovich’s activism for immigrants and other progressive causes clashed with the museum’s conservative board members.

Source: Queens Museum Director Laura Raicovich Resigns Amid Political Differences With Board | artnet News

Rebecca Solnit: How to Find Hope in a New Era of Darkness | Broadly

Photo courtesy Rebecca Solnit

“Hope in the Dark” is about the reality that we don’t know what will happen next, and in that uncertainty is room to act. But what’s going to be really difficult, and what I saw in the nuclear freeze movement in the early 80s, is that people think if we don’t win tomorrow or we don’t achieve exactly what we’ve set out to do then we’ve achieved nothing or we lost. Success often takes years or decades and often a number of extraordinary benefits take place along the way that are indirect or unanticipated and those absolutely matter.”

Source: Rebecca Solnit: How to Find Hope in a New Era of Darkness | Broadly

MoMA | MoMA Acquires the Rainbow Flag

The Rainbow Flag waving in the wind at San Francisco’s Castro District. Photo: Benson Kua. Image used through Wikimedia Commons

MoMA | MoMA Acquires the Rainbow Flag.