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It Takes Roots to Weather the Storm

Vermont Workers’ Center leaders are joining a grassroots delegation at Paris climate talks calling for system change, not just climate change.

Shela Linton and Senowa Mize-Fox, of Brattleboro and Burlington, head to Paris this week to attend the United Nations’ COP21 global climate negotiations from December 3rd to December 11th. The two VWC representatives will […]

Climate Action on November 30:

Grassroots Activists to Deliver Thousands of Calls for Bold Climate Action

Montpelier, VT – On Monday, November 30, representatives of the Energy Independent Vermont coalition will deliver thousands of postcards and petitions to legislators at the Statehouse demanding that they “tackle global warming and save Vermonters money by reducing our dependence on fossil fuels.”

Vermonters […]

Bernie’s Take on the 9.16.15 Republican Debate

Sept 17, 2015. Last night, it took nearly two hours for the Republican debate to even briefly touch on an important issue: raising the minimum wage in this country from $7.25 an hour. The American people overwhelmingly want to raise the minimum wage, but not a single candidate embraced the idea with the same enthusiasm. […]

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Kickoff

Please join Bernie as he officially kicks off his campaign for president on Tuesday, May 26th at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Bring family and friends. Enjoy Mango Jam’s music and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. We’re going to have a great time at this historic event.

Bernie Sanders’ Official Presidential Campaign Kickoff

Tuesday, […]

Act of War: Congress Authorizes Keystone XL Pipeline

By Bill Moore

Known as the Sioux, the Lakota of America’s Great Plains have fought fiercely for their rights, especially when it endangered their wellbeing, first Red Cloud’s War and the Lakota War of the 19th century, then the siege of Wounded Knee in 1973. Now they see the authorization […]

From Bona Fide Green Goods

Just in case you happened to miss the largest event in climate change in history, on September 21st over 400,000 people filled the streets of New York City in what was billed as The People’s Climate March. People came from all over the world to call on leaders to do something now to fight global […]

Stamp Money out of Politics

Hi, it’s Ben, the guy on the right, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and now Head Stamper at a non-profit, trans-partisan organization fighting to amend the constitution to get money out of politics.

While VPIRG’s taking on big money in politics at the state level, the Stampede helps to build the […]

Sanders Joins People’s Climate March

NEW YORK Sept. 21 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will be among tens of thousands of demonstrators taking part in the People’s Climate March here today in advance of a United Nations Climate Summit this week.

Sanders is a member of the Senate environment and energy committees and the author –with environment […]

From the American Wind Energy Association:

Congress was out for a long summer recess. They’ve been back in session for less than two weeks. And now, they’re planning to head out for election preparations. Tomorrow.

By leaving early, they’re leaving our renewable energy policies hanging. The last chance that they’ll have to extend these policies is in November, […]

Help Make Sept. 21, 2014 Historical – GET to NYC!

Why We March September 15, 2014 by Bill McKibben, Eddie Bautista and La Tonya Crisp-Sauray

This post first appeared at TomDispatch.

On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political […]