The Newark Think Tank on Poverty -- a group of working class and self-identified poor people in Ohio -- goes directly to those in power through lobbying efforts and one-on-one meetings, a model for organizing that has empowered members and already created change.
Neoliberal ideology has created a cannibalistic economy that is consuming us into extinction. We can change that by joining and supporting social movements that are pressuring governments and corporations to create a more regenerative economy.
Oceans have turned into watery graveyards, agriculture as we know it is doomed, and climate mortality is on the rise, thanks to conflicts over disappearing resources. Still, under Obama, the United States has become the number one producer of fossil fuels in the world.