Who saves the world? Girls.


Like, literally not-even-women-yet, GIRLS.

 

Re-blogged from:

Students’ pro-climate strikes coming to the USA — Dear Kitty. Some blog

And also me i am 10 years old:-) pic.twitter.com/Hucumibuff — Lillys Plastic Pickup (@lillyspickup) February 10, 2019 After high school students’ strikes against climate change and governments’ inaction about it in Australia … in Belgium … in the Netherlands and elsewhere … now the United States of America. And in the lower tweet, British Dutch […]

via Students’ pro-climate strikes coming to the USA — Dear Kitty. Some blog

 

 

Indeed. I was just in conversation elsewhere about the details of the Green New Deal. Someone made the point that it’s good for the GND to represent pie-in-the-sky idealism so that it can be negotiated down and walked back to something “palatable”:

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I disagreed:

Screen Shot 2019-02-10 at 10.32.50 AM.png[Edit – a pox upon me for misspelling Ms. Thunberg’s surname!]

I’m essentially a child of the 1970s/80s, raised with my parents’ sensibilities formed in the 1940s/50s. My kids are children of the 2000s, raised in my sensibilities set to something like 2225. If folks think the 2018 elections were a wake-up call of political engagement from progressive-minded people, just wait for the tornado sirens that will be blaring in 2020.

 

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