Rebellion Recorder Fall 2019

Mary Robins — Writer In 2018, the global wellness industry brought in \$4.2 tril- lion — more than the US gov- ernment collected in income and payroll taxes. Humans, it seems, are clamoring for in- ner peace. And little wonder, facing as we are the growing possibil- ity of extinction. Fear, anger, g...

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Carmiel Banasky —Author, Educator

"Lost" is the word those from Paradise, CA, use to describe their ongoing situation. The Camp Fire, the deadliest in California’s history, displaced 50,000 people. Around 20,000 migrated to Chico, 15 miles south.

Chico already had its share of problems before th...

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Helen Peters — Journalist

Americans don’t agree on much right now, but one thing is clear: this remains a majority religious country. Today, 75 percent of Americans claim faith of some kind (per Pew), and 50 percent of Americans belong to a house of worship (per Gallup).

Which means that in thes...

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Jesus Villalba — Student Organizer

On September 20, 2019, in Los Angeles students from across the county gathered in Pershing Square for LA’s third ever Global Climate Strike. From noon to 3:30 p.m. students demonstrated, listened to speeches from frontline community members, enjoyed the performan...

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John Pfenning —Security Guard

Big Tech has a big problem enabling the climate crisis. Huge data centers associated with these companies take massive amounts of energy to operate. The Guardian and The New York Times have reported that data centers worldwide generate as much carbon emissions as the...

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Alycee Lane —Author, Podcast Host

In the opening salvo of its climate rebellion, XR US makes a simple, poignant demand: governments must tell the truth about climate change and our ecological emergency. Tell the truth.

For decades now, governments, primarily those of the global north, and especi...

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Articles by John Pfenning, Alycee Lane, Carmiel Banasky, Jesus Villalba, Jesus Villalba, Mary Robins, Mary Robins, Ami Chen Mills-Naim, Magick Altman

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