The Inextricable Link Between Social and Environmental Justice

Erica Violet Lee of Idle No More in conversation with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV on the eve of the largest Climate Justice march in history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvSj0bj7vKw “It is important to acknowledge the Indigenous people who have been fighting this battle on the front lines for centuries,” says Lee. “The big marches and massive [...]

Fighting Tar Sands In New England | Asher Platts | Resistance Report Segment

http://youtu.be/RE_D3_qWZ2I ExxonMobil plans to build a toxin-spewing export terminal on the shores of Casco Bay in Maine. According to 350.org: “Such a terminal would allow the flow of millions of gallons of Canadian tar sands to be transported through the region, putting our planet, our local waterways, and community health at unacceptable risk. All evidence indicates [...]

Super Typhoon Haiyan and the Climate Change Link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yvhu8IMbVY This content is made possible with viewer support. To chip in as little as $1/ month to support Acronym TV, click here. The scale of death and destruction is hard to wrap your head around. Several days after Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines, we still do not have a full picture of the scale [...]