On the Transnational Politics of Peace
Human solidarity may have to challenge the very legitimacy of the nation-state system
To realize its potential, the Green New Deal must be more than a collection of federal programs; it must be a society-wide effort, a popular mobilization
What policies can integrate the needs of working people, the most oppressed, and our threatened climate and environment?
Direct action can play a significant role in shaping the Biden era
The fate of Biden’s “Build Back Better” proposals–and of hard-hit working people throughout the country–may depend not just on officeholders in Washington but on the action of ordinary people in response to today’s multiple crises.
The people threatened by climate change are the one force which, if mobilized, can counter the power of the fossil fuel industry in those arenas
As the original New Deal demonstrated, a national movement of reform can realize some of its most significant achievements at a state level
While the Biden plan is not as comprehensive as that proposed in the Democratic primaries by Jay Inslee or as radical as Bernie Sanders’, it has the potential to make very substantial reductions in GHG emissions while creating substantial numbers of climate jobs and a more equal society
Whatever the future may hold, it is time to pay attention to what working people are already doing, and what potentials for self-organization and action that may open up for the future