Thursday, 18 January 2018 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • How to Achieve Zero Emissions, Even if the Federal Government Won't Help

    By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout | Interview

    (Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout)(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout)

    It's obvious that we can't expect anything good on climate change to come out of the Trump administration, but we also can't afford to wait, says economist Robert Pollin. Two recent studies produced by Pollin and his colleagues for the states of New York and Washington offer blueprints for a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy while creating thousands of new jobs.

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  • The Electoral Justice Project Is Seeking Black Liberation and Political Transformation

    The Electoral Justice Project Is Seeking Black Liberation and Political Transformation

    By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview

    The Electoral Justice Project (EJP) is working to build a political home for Black people across the country where they can actually discuss transformative public policy, say activists and organizers Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson and Jessica Byrd. The EJP wants to spark the biggest Black political renaissance -- independent of political parties and organizations.

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  • We Cannot Expect a President With Racism "in His DNA" to Save DACA

    We Cannot Expect a President With Racism "in His DNA" to Save DACA

    By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout | News Analysis

    After a federal judge ruled that Trump's racist comments likely led him to illegally end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Trump filed an appeal with the Ninth Circuit and Supreme Courts. Now his "shithole countries" comment not only threatens Dreamers, but it could also lead to a government shutdown. It's up to the courts and Congress to save DACA.

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