Politics

Activism, Energy, Politics

Manish Rattu, 16, a junior at Pittsburg High School, speaks during a student protest against the proposed WesPac oil storage and transfer project in Pittsburg, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.  (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)

Reformist // Revolutionary – Not a Dichotomy: A Reflection on Organizing Strategies in the WesPac Movement in Pittsburg, CA

Introduction 

I quickly walk over to the building that houses Greg’s insurance agency, as well as other suites – I am running late. The downtown area brings back a flood of memories: running to the marina for cross country …

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Agriculture, Culture, Politics

San Isidro, Havana, Cuba

Urban Farm-Fed Cities: Lessons from Cuba’s Organopónicos

An intimate portrait of urban farms in Cuba explores the implications for sustainable agriculture and food access for urban communities.
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2018 Print Edition, Place, Politics

Danaus gilippus, Queen butterflies on retama [PHOTO CREDIT: National Butterfly Center]

The Other Side: Butterflies and the Border Wall

Exploring the natural beauty and diversity of the Rio Grande Valley, Elizabeth Garcia reflects on what we tear down when a wall is built.
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2018 Print Edition, Place, Politics

"Out for a Stroll" Flashe on Canvas; 14" x 11"[Artwork by Sean Hutton]

Posted & Patrolled

Cultures clash over the course of an afternoon deer hunt in Vermont—and an unlikely bond between strangers takes shape.
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Activism, At Yale, Politics

Local 33 members and other students testifying against the Northern Pass project at the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee hearings. (PHOTO CREDIT: Liz Wyman)

Protecting Our Landscapes in an Era of Corporate Control

Yale alumna, Liz Wyman, speaks out against the controversial Northern Pass project - and her alma mater's decision to lease land enabling its completion.
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Politics

New Haven Mayor Candidates Respond to Social Justice Questions at Public Debate

New Haven Mayor Candidates Respond to Social Justice Questions at Public Debate

Six would-be mayors speak on wages, affordable housing, and other social concerns. But did environmental justice get short shrift?
by × May 13, 2013 × 0 comments