Greta Thunberg Offers Advice to Young People, Dismisses Climate-Denying Politicians in BBC Radio Program

December 30, 2019 by Common Dreams “Be an active democratic citizen…because democracy is not only on election day, it’s happening all the time.” by Julia Conley, staff writer  59 Comments Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, guest-edited the BBC’s “Today” radio program on Monday, discussing the climate crisis and meeting… Continue reading

Already too late? The argument over ‘the great collapse’ of humanity

By: François PICARD|Alessandro XENOS|Juliette LAURAIN ( Is it already too late? Is the great collapse already in motion? Even the ominous chants of Extinction Rebellion activists who shut down the heart of London in October sound overly optimistic to those who claim we’ve already passed the tipping point beyond which the overheating and… Continue reading

What Would the Bernie Presidency Really Look Like?

It could happen, really. Vice President Warren is being considered, and plans are in the works to de-Trumpify immigration and climate. Much less likely: Medicare for All. Illustration by Ryan Inzana By DAVID SIDERS 12/16/2019 ( MANCHESTER, N.H. — It’s a celebration much of Washington thinks has approximately zero chance of ever… Continue reading