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What’s a Movement, anyway?

Written by Julie Rong, Team Eastern Massachusetts, New Media and Video Coordinator Climate Summer was a summer of firsts. It’s the last Sunday of the last week of the program, and I still sometimes wonder how I ended up here. … Continue reading

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Cycle Away: Ride from Brockton to Fall River

Written by Jordan Mlsna, Team Eastern Massachusetts, Outreach Coordinator  Doleful streets Where cars move fast But nothing else moves at all Give way to a breezy seaside lane Thousands of reeds Tap each other, whisper Sunlight overflows The only affront … Continue reading

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What are you fighting for?

Written by Aaron Karp, Team Eastern Massachusetts, Team Leader As a member of Climate Summer, my mission is to convey the explicit urgency of the climate crisis and encourage those I meet to join the climate movement. But as I … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Brayton Point

Written by Alexis Russell, Team Eastern Massachusetts, Media Coordinator  I’ve been to protests before. I remember walking through the streets of San Francisco with my dad at my first protest when I was ten, protesting the war in Afghanistan. I … Continue reading

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Lights. Camera. Action.

Written by Aaron Karp, Team Eastern Massachusetts, Team Leader  It felt like I had just learned about a meteor that had been hurtling towards Earth since before I was born, a planetary crisis that the media had for some reason … Continue reading

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The Why

Written by Julie Rong, Team Eastern Massachusetts, New Media and Video Coordinator  Arnie Danielson is a man with a big soul. He’s easy to recognize by his long gray ponytail and his wide-brimmed straw hat (a black beret in the … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Movement

Written by Jordan Mlsna, Team Eastern Massachusetts Outreach Coordinator  I had the slight inclination to assert that this choice of what to do with my summer had the potential to be profound. It was vague in the description. I wondered … Continue reading

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The World Before Me

By Julie Rong, Team Eastern Massachusetts New Media and Video Coordinator  When I think of navigation, I think back to a vacation my family had taken back when I was 9 or 10 years old. We spent two weeks driving … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand Hours

By Jamie Garuti, Team Eastern Massachusetts Events Coordinator  To be honest, I have been uncomfortable a lot in the past two weeks. Along with my teammates, I have been sleeping on church floors, biking in hot, sticky weather, and practicing … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Revolution

Written by Aaron Karp, Team Eastern Massachusetts, Team Leader If we’re to have any hope of avoiding catastrophic climate change, we’re going to have to start a revolution. But this cannot be a revolution solely within our own lives—the problem … Continue reading

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