Earlier this month, Waging Nonviolence columnist George Lakey wrote about Earth Quaker Action Team’s recent success in forcing PNC Bank to stop financing mountaintop removal. As a veteran organizer and one of the group’s leaders, Lakey provided insights into the five year campaign’s strategy and tactics. News of this major victory for the climate movement spread and Lakey was interviewed by both the New York Times and WHYY’s Radio Times.
A recent surge in youth-led climate activism has revived a near decade-long effort to divest New York from the companies most responsible for causing the climate crisis.
By studying the research that shows how other countries have handled coup attempts, we can better counter or even prevent one of our own.
There may not be punk rock shows again until 2021, but the pandemic is an opportunity for punks to help build a better post-COVID world.