Every now and then, articles get passed around on Facebook telling us that if we stop [eating meat / flying in airplanes / driving cars / having children / having fun] we can have an impact on climate change. This is complete nonsense.
Since January 20th, I’ve had dozens of tabs open with half-read articles and even more bookmarked for later. It has been a lot to take in. Here are snapshots of my favorite 10.
We need to be a “yes, and…” movement right now, we need to be throwing everything at the wall to see what sticks, and we need to be making longterm commitments to the fight.
The power of digital platforms is immense, but they come with risks. As digital campaigners we need to be hyper-aware of our blind spots and what sort of digital cultures we’re creating.
In 2017 I’ve resolved to do more self-reflection in my movement work. We need to break down the silos that divide us, figure out what’s working, and build an intersectional progressive movement.