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Brandon Jordan

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Past articles by Brandon:

10 Commencement Speakers Who Told Students to ‘Rise Up for Peace and Justice’

From Anita Hill to Chadwick Boseman, these speakers reminded students that they have the ability to improve the world they are entering. → Read More

CUNY Was Close to Stiffing Its Students—Until They Organized

Students at the City College of New York protected campus groups from a new policy that could have stripped them of funding. → Read More

NYC Students Meet at City Hall to Debate Guns

As millions around the world participated in the March for Our Lives, 35 children aged 8 to 10 took turns sharing their reasons for restricting gun use. → Read More

Australians demand lawmakers #StopAdani from building the country's largest coal mine

As lawmakers returned to Parliament for the first session of 2018 on Monday, they were greeted by members of a growing nationwide opposition to a coal mine proposed by Indian energy giant Adani. → Read More

Washington activists launch ‘Climate Countdown’ to push lawmakers for urgent action

With a new Democratic majority and a narrow window for passing meaningful climate legislation, activists across Washington are stepping up the pressure. → Read More

“We Don’t Want Your Dirty Coal:” Australians Protest Plans for Nation’s Largest Coal Mine

Protests in Australia against a $12 billion coal mine project are on the rise. If the project goes forward, it would be the largest coal mine in Australia and one of the largest in the world. “Coal is killing people," anti-mining organizer Jodi Magi explained. "Pollution from burning coal is the single biggest contributor to dangerous global warming.” → Read More

First Nations occupy fish farms in British Columbia to force government action

Angered by the decline in wild salmon and threats to native livelihoods, First Nations people have been occupying British Columbia fish farms since August. → Read More

Indigenous and Community Groups Pressure for Strong Climate Solutions at COP 23

Kandi Mossett highlighted that activists are in Germany to show that unity across groups is needed to win real climate solutions. → Read More

Indigenous and community groups pressure for strong climate solutions at COP 23

A coalition of frontline communities participated in a series of actions during the first week of the UN Climate Change Convention in Bonn, Germany. → Read More

Can These 13 Young Minnesotans Stop a Pipeline From Coming to Their State?

Climate change, they argue, will disproportionately affect young people—so they want a seat at the table. → Read More

‘Divest The Globe’ Protests urge Banks to Cut Ties with Fossil Fuels

While executives from the world’s largest financial institutions gathered in Sao Paulo activists staged protests under the banner of Divest The Globe. → Read More

Divest The Globe protests urge banks to cut ties with fossil fuels

While over 90 of the world’s largest banks gather in Brazil this week, protesters around the world are calling on them to uphold indigenous rights. → Read More

Oklahomans Turn "Oilfield Prayer Day" Into a Protest Against Big Oil

Oklahoma could go the way of West Virginia. → Read More

Oklahomans turn 'Oilfield Prayer Day' into a protest against Big Oil

On the anniversary of “Oilfield Prayer Day,” indigenous people and residents demanded Oklahoma officials ban fracking and limit fossil fuel industry damage. → Read More

Environmentalism Without Borders: US and Canadian Activists Rally to Protect Salish Sea from Fossil Fuel Projects

Activists from US and Canada recently organized a three-day series of gatherings, marches, and rallies in defense of the Salish Sea, waterways extending from Washington state to British Columbia. → Read More

Minnesotans Rally to "Hold the Line" Against Enbridge Pipeline Project

Hundreds of residents gathered in Saint Paul last week for a rally to ''Hold the Line'' against a pipeline project. → Read More

Minnesotans rally to 'Hold the Line' against an Enbridge pipeline project

Indigenous people, landowners and youth are resisting a plan to replace a failing oil pipeline with one that's even bigger and potentially more destructive. → Read More

Anti-Pipeline Activists Across the country Unite to #StopETP

The #StopETP protests included a flotilla on a bayou, a blockade of pipeline construction equipment and a demonstration outside the home of Kelcy Warren. → Read More

Anti-pipeline activists across the country unite to #StopETP

Last week, nearly 20 actions in 10 states targeted Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind DAPL and many other damaging fossil fuel projects. → Read More

Tacoma residents and indigenous communities unite to oppose LNG plant

In court and in the streets, Tacoma residents and indigenous people are fighting to stop a liquefied natural gas plant that threatens their communities. → Read More