Thomas Linzey

Why the United States Needs a Whole New Operating System

Here’s one final New Year’s resolution: let’s stop lying to each other.

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Can the Community Rights Movement Fix Capitalism?

Editor’s Note: The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund is a nonprofit public interest law firm that works to advance democratic, economic, social and environmental rights over those of corporations. In its own words, the organization “assists communities across the United States to challenge the unjust and harmful economic system we live under.” Thomas Linzey, a frequent Rural America In These Times contributor, is CELDF’s co-founder and executive director. In the following essay he discusses strategy—what works and what doesn’t when it comes to accelerating systemic change.

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