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Access to NYC Building Emissions Data

In Current, Featured, Intervention by indulgence_old

by Ian Kennedy Remember way back two weeks ago when the United States (my homeland) disgraced itself by pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement? I’m lucky that my beloved home city of New York and my state (also New York) decided that they’d live up to our Paris obligations even without the federal government. But even with their impressive …

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Put a Price on Carbon

In Current, Intervention by indulgence_old

There is a policy proposal being discussed by citizens around the country who are taking the idea to their representatives for bipartisan legislation. It’s a revenue-neutral carbon fee and dividend

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Are you white like me?

In Current, Featured, Intervention by indulgence_old

by Ian Kennedy If if are white like me, you know that part of what elected 45 was racism and xenophobia. You like and follow all the right things on facebook, instagram, and twitter. You get the memes. You write and call your representatives. You’ve read The Autobiography of Malcom X, The New Jim Crow and Between the World and …

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Don’t Worry. Do Something.

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by Patricia Taylor I try not to worry, but I can’t help it.  If humans keep burning fossil fuels, we are headed toward inevitable multi-meter sea level rise (which means that our coastal cities will be underwater).  We will have violent, unpredictable weather, massive crop disruption, a refugee problem involving everyone on the planet – and, let’s not forget all the …

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Moving Through Kashmir

In Current, Featured, Poetry, Submissions/Outreach, Verse by indulgence_old

by Matt Dischner The air was dense with human acridity, a humidity reinforced by an excess of scarves, puffer jackets, and exhalation. Leaving 77th the lights gasped and died, the train lit only by stars fixed to the subway walls punctuated by the jolting irregularities in the track and the wails of Robert Plant wafting from a young man’s headphones.

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“Make Your Own Freedom” and “Do You Have a Secret?

In Current, Featured, Monthly Book Picks, Submissions/Outreach by indulgence_old

by Indulgence Editors February saw our first Jour Fixe (thank you to all who made it out!) and a surprise early Spring here in New York. There are crocuses out in the park already. We’ll send out the next invite soon! We have exciting new books and themes come up. In March, we turn to Joseph Massad’s Islam in Liberalism (University …

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Do The Change

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“The left did not make this about identity politics… We looked at the world and realized that the issues that mattered most, the places where the most harm was being done, were also places where those doing harm focused their efforts through lenses of stereotype and bigotry.”

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Twosome is awesome, dear

In Current, Feminism, Pop Culture by indulgence_old

By Angelina Eimannsberger The Women’s March on Washington was a success because women teamed up. We need an action plan to keep the momentum going, and a few recent fiction publications might give us a hint on where to go. If we can’t count to the hundreds of thousands every day then lets count to two instead. Zadie Smith and Elena Ferrante …