Green Social Thought

Why the Wealthy Will Have to Make Big Sacrifices to Rein in Climate Change

The rapid mobilization that’s necessary to stop a greenhouse meltdown won’t be happening in the near future, given that in Washington attitudes toward effective climate action span a spectrum from open hostility to timid torpor. In the meanwhile activism, exemplified by the April 29 People’s Climate March, is keeping hope alive, or at least on life support, while the more technical struggle to figure out the transition to a world free of greenhouse gases continues.

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St. Louis Mayor's Race Underscores Pitfalls of Plurality Elections

On March 7, Lyda Krewson won the Democratic Party nomination for mayor of St. Louis City with only 32.0% of the vote. Krewson is white. Six black candidates split over two-thirds of the votes.

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