Dammed Good Question about the Green New Deal

11 January 2019 — Green Social Thought

By: Don Fitz

Gordon Dam, Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Australia (2008). Creator: JJ Harrison. Via Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gordon_Dam.jpg

Hydroelectric power from dams might be the thorniest question that proponents of the Green New Deal (GND) have to grapple with. Providing more energy than solar and wind combined, dams could well become the backup for energy if it proves impossible to get off of fossil fuels fast enough.

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What kind of rebellion will save humanity from extinction?

6 August 2019 — Climate & Capitalism

The real power of mass civil disobedience is not its ability to shock the powerful into listening, but rather its potential to draw masses of people into action.

Pip Hinman is a a leader of the Socialist Alliance in Sydney, Australia, and a founding member of Stop Coal Seam Gas Sydney.


by Pip Hinman
Green Left Weekly, August 2, 2019

We live in a dystopian age. Governments have known since at least the mid-’90s about the potentially devastating impact of human-induced climate change. But for the most part they have either disputed and denied this, or pretended to be responding to scientists’ findings.

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