"Faced with government failure to protect lives, citizens have the power and the right to create change... Now is the time for millions to join in the streets to demand action on what are the biggest, deadliest issues facing humans and the planet today."
Since most of us are not aware of how the supreme court decision in West Virginia vs. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) affects us all, here is the reaction from Extinction Rebellion earlier the year.
"I don’t know John Fetterman, but I’m betting even while recovering from his stroke, he’s got more on the ball than the average sitting Senator or Representative. At least he has shown something that that is almost completely lacking in the bodies of most politicians: a spine."
Not far from the raging bull that became the icon of Occupy more then a decade ago, Extinction Rebellion met early this morning at the Museum of the American Indian to rally with the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities, to call out the "financial sector" for failing to deliver on COP26. We're hoping to get a report from the event before the day ends. The event announcement from Extinction Rebellion follows;
Rally with Global Indigenous Land Protectors
While world leaders meet in New York, one third of Pakistan remains under water, 9 million are evacuated in Japan, the power grid in Puerto Rico goes dark and a record storm cuts off rural Alaska. DEMOCRACY NOW brings you Headlines for September 19, 2022
Puerto Rico Plunged into Darkness as Hurricane Fiona Knocks Out Power Grid
Judge Blocks Proposed Petrochemical Plant in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley”
Sweden’s New Government Will Be Led by Far-Right Party Founded by Neo-Nazis
Report: 97 Members of Congress Sold or Bought Stock Related to Committee Work
Pakistan Floodwaters Could Take Up to Six Months to Recede
“Climate Carnage”: U.N. Secretary-General Tours Parts of Pakistan Devastated by Floods
SEP 12, 2022
A third of Pakistan remains under water following devastating floods that have killed over 1,300 people and displaced tens of millions. During a weekend visit to Pakistan, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said he had never seen “climate carnage” on such a scale.