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  • Climate Emergency EXPLAINED

    This is a climate emergency. It’s time politicians acted like it. The climate crisis is at our doorstep. Our country is burning in the west, flooding in the east, and baking in the south. Everywhere we look, disasters fueled by climate change are uprooting families and claiming thousands of lives.  When hurricanes strike, it’s Black,…

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  • What’s Happening With BBB

    Full disclosure: I am just as confused as you. Let’s start with some context on Build Back Better (BBB) and untangle this legislative mess together. If you’re caught up on Twitter and know what’s up, skip ahead. In January 2021, a Democratic trifecta rose from a hard-fought election. We got an outright majority in the…

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  • Hurricane Ida: This can’t be our new normal

    This weekend, on the 16th anniversary of Katrina, Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm, causing catastrophic damage to some of our most vulnerable communities. And what is our government doing? Nothing to match the scale and urgency of the climate crisis. As elected officials and people in power sit in…

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  • Averting Climate Change: Lessons from the New Deal

    If you’re like most young people, 2020 has felt like a complete and unmitigated disaster. It’s been the year so bad that a fleet of murder hornets appeared, then disappeared somehow, without any of us noticing. We’ve spent most of the year trapped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Trapped in isolation within our homes, trying to…

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