Tag Archives: Earth Day

Start counting the victories

by Kathie MM Activism is probably the lifeblood of a democracy.  Despite the gloominess and scariness of recent governmental and corporate anti-democracy policies and behaviors, activism persists and can count its victories. Many people are aware of the massive protests led by … Continue reading

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Earth Day during wartime (Part 1)

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Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day. Today we honor the Earth by calling attention to the common goals of the peace and environmental movements.

But first, some context. Assessing the impact of war on the environment… Continue reading

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Earth Day and peace (Stories of engagement)

[Note from Kathie Malley-Morrison:  Today we welcome guest contributor Abbie Jenks, who founded the Peace, Justice and Environmental Studies program at Greenfield Community College (GCC) in Massachusetts.] It is hard to believe that 41 years have passed since the first … Continue reading

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