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Petrochemical Giants Are Slowly Killing Black Louisiana Communities

Mike Ludwig Truthout
The industry is known for getting its way in Louisiana, and the federal government has a dismal record when it comes to holding polluters accountable for environmental racism. However, local activists are fighting back with help from allies.

Who’s Afraid of the Green New Deal?

Kate Aronoff The Intercept
There may be no issue that lends itself better to a “which side are you on”-style politics than the climate crisis

Global Left Midweek - February 6, 2019

Portside
Labor: Europeans Talk Strategy, Canadians Oppose Venezuela Coup Threat. Streets: Yellow Vests, Sudan, Russia. Jungle: Ecuador's Indigenous. And a New Appreciation of Rosa

How Star Wars Came to Alaska

Jeffrey St. Clair CounterPunch
It’s the old Cold War routine repeated once again: The money goes south, but the risk and the waste stays up in Alaska.

How to Make the TVA a Clean Energy Juggernaut

Matt Bruenig Jacobin
A Green New Deal is now on the agenda. Activists should embrace the public ownership option: mass decarbonization, using the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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