Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.
The climate crisis has such bad timing, confronting it not only requires a new economy but a new way of thinking.
Environmentalism could be a populist movement—if its focus shifts from just cutting carbon to cultivating justice on a larger scale.
Big Carbon is where Big Tobacco was, before it started losing.
"Sixty-eight percent of African Americans live within thirty miles of a coal-fired power plant, the zone of maximum exposure to pollutants that cause an array of ailments, from heart disease to birth defects. Communities of color breathe in nearly forty percent more polluted air than whites. African American children are three times as likely to suffer an asthma attack.”
The trope of the atrophying welfare regime has long played opposite the can-do vigor of American-style capitalism.
A review of deadly use of force incidents found that the majority of the twenty fatal shootings involving officers from 2009 to 2012 were unconstitutional. APD officers have shot thirty-seven people since 2010, a higher rate than NYPD officers, who cover a city sixteen times larger.
Jonathan Fleming, 51, has always maintained his innocence in the 1989 murder of Darryl Rush, claiming he was vacationing with his family at Disney World when the Brooklyn shooting occurred. After more than two decades of fighting Fleming’s appeals, the District Attorney’s office finally believes his story.