It's happening now...
There's no denying the #ClimateEmergency is here...
Our only option is to #RebelForLife and demand the impossible...
See you on the streets...
From 23.08.21 join the impossible rebellion - for updates join this telegram group:
'Building an education system for young people that does not follow the neoliberal model of promoting competition, individualism, consumerism and materialistic wealth is key to shifting the system towards a fair future for all - in a way that is sustainable and long term.'
Today is a good day to recall these "discourses of delay" used to slow climate action
🇨🇳 "someone else first"
🔥 "it's not possible" / "surrender"
🧑🔬 "no need for disruption" / "innovation!"
🤑 "change will be disruptive" / "appeal to social justcarbonbrief.org/guest-post-how…xSTwY2j
hat’s why unions and social movements are working towards the approval of a binding treaty that holds companies accountable and responds to those impacted in cases of environmental crimes and human rights violations.
Retaining the same agricultural and mining systems, but without workers, is being presented as the answer to this crisis. This way, while production increases, jobs decrease and communities are threatened and harassed.
'The labour movement together with social movements and environmental organisations have denounced the un-sustainability of the neoliberal model that created a health, social, ecological and climate crisis...
"Crises like the pandemic and climate breakdown can be an opportunity for the working classes to build towards social transformation; a shift where the preservation of human life and sustainable environment is the centre of development."
"Workers who were laid off were unable to file a case as quasi-judicial bodies of DOLE were suspended, and had limited information, procedure and access for filing an online complaint. To sum up, nearly 10 million workers were unprotected in a time of crisis, and lost their job."
"Overseas Filipino workers from different parts of the world were transported back to the country - and those in the transport and informal labour sectors suffered loss of income due to lockdown and enhanced community quarantine for the first three three months."
"The coronavirus crisis in the Philippines has not only exposed the deficiencies of a market-oriented healthcare system that treats health as a commodity, but also the situation of precarious workers and income inequality."
These are the words of Viacheslav Ivanovich Shadrin, chairman of the Yukaghir Elders, an ancient Indigenous population of Arctic Siberia who live in some of the most severe climates in the inhabited world.
The Ecologist is running a series of articles first published as Perspectives on a Global Green New Deal by
@RosaluxLondon which began as talks at the
@TWT_NOW festival. Tickets for this year's festival are now on sale.
The mining industry, along with other extractive industries, has been at the heart of a colonial model which continues to bring profits to multinational corporations and the wealthy few, while dispossessing countless communities of their lands, water and livelihoods.