Tag Archives: politics

12th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate, Jobs and Justice Accountability Forum
Let's translate the energy of the People's Climate March and the Trump resistance into political impact in NYC: join a mass people's interview of NYC Mayor de Blasio, Public Advocate James and Comptroller Stringer. Come learn about the issues, and then hear our city's leaders' views, question them on the big issues, hold them accountable, and urge them to take the bold policy action we need!
by Angie Koo
6th-8th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Votes Get Out the Vote Phone Bank
NYC Votes runs a Get Out the Vote program reminding New Yorker to head to the polls and vote on Election Day. GOTV will run from Sunday, November 6 through Tuesday, November 8. Call new voters to encourage them to vote in the General Election.
by Angie Koo
4th-8th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
NextGen Climate Get Out the Vote
Help us call identified pro-climate action voters in the battleground states to ensure they know when, where, and how to vote!
by Angie Koo
19th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Environmental Justice: What's Race Got to Do With It?
The Columbia Journal of Race and Law ("CJRL") was founded in 2010 with the purpose of deepening the legal community’s discourse on historic and contemporary notions of socio-political and legal challenges facing racial and ethnic minorities. Join us as experts shed greater light on legal issues that impact communities of color !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
20th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Irresistible Resistance: Earth Week 2016
In celebration of Earth Week at The New School, the Tishman Environment and Design Center is drawing inspiration from the growing unification of movements for climate justice, the deepening of transnational solidarity movements across the globe and the creative expressions of people and communities determined to achieve solutions to the climate crisis on their own terms.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
20th-26th Feb 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Screening and Discussion “Merchants of Doubt” and the Exxon connection
"Merchants of Doubt” takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
Sep 9, 2015
Can positive thinking be the key to our big CO2 fix?
Public opinion lags scientific understanding of climate, and so our political system doesn't move fast enough. A new book offers ideas to change that around.
by Nicolas Maiarelli
4th Dec 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Confronting Climate Change: Insights from the Nuclear Disarmament Movement
The Center for Public Scholarship presents a conversation that will focus on how to generate the political and social change necessary to confront climate change.
by Chiara Zaccheo
8th Oct 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Obama's Climate Plan: State Action, Grassroots Opportunities Panel Discussion
Panel discussion on 'Obama’s Climate Plan: State Action, Grassroots Opportunities' at Bard College's New York City campus.
by Chiara Zaccheo
May 28, 2014
Bob Inglis: can one man restart our climate politics?
  Progress on climate change in the U.S. is paralyzed by the now-historic level of polarization between Republicans and Democrats, and by the way overt Republican opinion has moved to flat rejection of the science. American paralysis paralyzes the world, because the U.S. is still the indispensable leader in global negotiations. Currently other countries are […]
by Daniella Penn
27th Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Activist: Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically (Chantal Mouffe)
Renowned political philosopher Chantal Mouffe continues her exploration of agonistics and discusses different models of radical politics.
by Jordan Steingard
Mar 11, 2014
How would Christie move the nation?
As a potential Republican candidate for president, Governor Christie is on a short leash in terms of energy, transportation and climate policy.
by Jason Diaz
Jun 18, 2013
9 ways to support good ideas in NYC this summer
Let us count the ways
by Camille Baumann-Jaeger