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2016 Wasn't All Bad

December 30, 2016

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What a year. Between the primaries, the election, and the post-election absurdity we’ve been witnessing for the past six weeks, I know many of us are ready to say goodbye to this year. But believe it or not: despite all of this, I’m still calling 2016 a success for the Power Shift Network.

Here’s why I think 2016 was such a success. In just 12 months, our network:

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What a year. Between the primaries, the election, and the post-election absurdity we’ve been witnessing for the past six weeks, I know many of us are ready to say goodbye to this year. But believe it or not: despite all of this, I’m still calling 2016 a success for the Power Shift Network.

Here’s why I think 2016 was such a success. In just 12 months, our network:

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On Sunday, December 4, the water protectors at Standing Rock and their allies achieved a historic victory: the Army Corps of Engineers just denied the final permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to drill under the Missouri River.

It shouldn’t have taken months. It shouldn’t have taken the sacrifices it did. It shouldn’t be something we have to fight for at all. But fight we did—and against odds that cynics said we could never overcome, we’re claiming this victory.

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Campaign for it.eco

December 2, 2016

The time has come to admit the universal sovereign, love. ECO means home, and the dot eco domain is soon to launch. I have been working for years to make a website that unites the forces and institutions of the green movement. This is coming as an interactive media, ECOmedia, to allow all people to communicate. Our goal is to have the domain it.eco as our network platform. Here you will have a place to save and share your experience. All is one, and the Queendom of ECO compliments the Kingdom of God in real time.

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On November 15, tens of thousands of you took to the streets at hundreds of actions from California to Ireland to say #NoDAPL.

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Mourn, Then Organize.

November 9, 2016

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It’s hard to know what to say right now.

Last night, Americans faced a hard truth: racism, sexism, xenophobia, bigotry, hatred and fear are still very much alive and well in our country. Those darkest, ugliest impulses celebrated an enormous victory last night.

But I’m writing to make a commitment to you, and to everyone I love, that we will not let this kill our spirit.

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On October 12th , 2016, the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition (KSEC) hosted its first annual Local Food Day of Action.

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Universities across the state celebrated the day with events and activities to raise awareness for the importance of local food and to promote local food on campuses.

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The Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition is sick of feeling ignored.

We have taken upon ourselves the burden of inspiring change for an environmentally just and sustainable future in a place where most of our political leaders couldn’t care less. KSEC is demanding change and fostering a network of youth from around the state to be engaged in Kentucky’s politics.

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859 The Dakota Access Pipeline is covered in the filthy fingerprints of half a dozen corporate oil giants, but the biggest and ugliest are those of Enbridge. Enbridge Energy Inc., a Canadian mega-corporation, recently purchased a 28% share in the pipeline from Energy Transfer Partners, making them the largest single financial contributor to the project’s bottom line.

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Two Power Shifts down, two more to go—here's what we've learned so far


“Thank you for an amazing weekend!” “This is fantastic!” These are the phrases that have given me bursts of energy in this marathon called Power Shift 2016.

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