Citizen Activists in Sicily and Climate Strikers Around the World

ACORN ACORN International Community Organizing Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsCatania     It was pouring down rain, as Laura Saija, professor of community planning at the University of Catania, and her colleagues met me to go to “The Organizer” showing for activists in Catania.  They had been drenched in a downpour with water up past their ankles.  A …

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How About a Better Deal for Philippines Disaster Relief from US Banks & MTOs?

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New Orleans  The typhoon that devastated large parts of the Philippines, in a Hurricane Katrina like disaster many are seeing as part of what we can expect regularly in the future from climate change,  is inspiring protests by poor countries at the UN Climate Change Conference and some corporate social responsibility, but, sadly nowhere near enough, …

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