Adbusters #113. May/June 2014. By Stefanie Krasnow
President Obama just announced a new plan to combat climate change: carbon emissions must be cut by 30% before 2030. Many journalists are calling this move ambitious. Mother Jones sees this announcement as a “big deal,” climate groups are celebrating Obama’s new plan as a momentous development, but I am unsure whether this is a victory for the planet, or, another indication that David Suzuki was right when he declared, in 2012, “Environmentalism has failed.”
Written by Stefanie Krasnow / AlterNet / Copublished by Salon
From 2008 to 2014, insurrectionist activity has sequentially erupted across the globe, from Tunisia and Egypt to Syria and Yemen; from Greece, Spain, Turkey and Brazil to Thailand, Bosnia, Venezuela and the Ukraine.
Published in Adbusters #114
Authors: Dareen Fleet with Stefanie Krasnow
In a better world, there’d be no reason to write this. In that world, plastic bags would be outlawed, rednecks would voluntarily stop driving those obnoxious Ford F-350s and the yogis in yuppie neighborhoods would stop believing that a hybrid SUV could save the planet. But that’s not the world we live in.