environment

World on Fire: People Aren’t Bad for the Planet—Capitalism Is

Coronavirus isn’t a “detox” of the Earth; it’s a disruption of the systems powering capitalism.

World on Fire: You Can Value Healthcare and Climate Change at the Same Time

It’s so easy to see climate change as a separate issue, especially when activists have painted it as such in the past. But we do not live apart from our environment. Read more »

Popaganda: Climate Anxiety, but Make It Fashion

Building a fashion economy where the environment and the workers along the supply chain are treated with respect is possible. Read more »

World on Fire: Fanning the Flames of Climate Change as Australia Burns

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been historically careless when it comes to safeguarding the environment. Read more »

The Personal Will Not Save You: What’s Really at Stake When We Partake in Performative Environmentalism

Sometimes the individual things we do, and how we frame them, are actually harmful, whether they worsen a problem or distract from a larger issue. Read more »

Poison Control: Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Regulating Pesticide

Women in Latinx-majority agricultural communities are most vulnerable to pesticide exposure because of prolonged exposure in their workplace environment. Read more »

(Mis)measuring Intelligence: Environmental Racism Is Assaulting the Minds of People of Color

Harriet A. Washington argues that intelligence is malleable rather than fixed or inherited, and that it’s possible to solve the problem of poisons and pathogens attacking the nervous systems of people of color. Read more »

Fashion Victims: Can Creativity Survive If the Hustle Never Stops?

It’s not just the fashion industry that’s suffering the effects of late-stage capitalism’s relentless production demands. Read more »

A Softer Smokey: Fighting Fires Alongside Toxic Masculinity

Smokey is a symbol of the failure of our government to embrace progressive ideals and a more inclusive and open-minded ecological stance which would lead to more thoughtfully managed natural spaces. Read more »

The Good Fight: The Invisible Young Women Driving Climate-Change Activism

Younger women are at the forefront of the climate change conversation. Read more »

Burning Issue: “Embrace of the Serpent“ Sees Capitalist Destruction through Indigenous Eyes

The film subverts a colonialist narrative by presenting the experience of a white man on Amazon land—not through his eyes, but through those of the people he’s exploiting. Read more »

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