Jul 31, 2022
The Supreme Court of Israel (which seems to be just as interested in human rights as ours) has recently ruled that it is constitutional to revoke citizenship of citizens deemed 'disloyal' to the state of Israel. To the surprise of no one, this law has been and will likely continue to be used only against Palestinians.
100,000 kg of waste has been pulled from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. That's roughly 1/1000th of the total amount. Lee and Eleanor discuss the potential of such efforts as well as the importance of producing and using less waste.
And finally, you likely haven't heard about it and if you have, you may have passed out from boredom. But the banality of evil is back vis a vis massive trade deals that encompass quite literally every aspect of our lives. Their reach and threat indicate the importance of connecting issues on the ground and of confronting these horrific deals just like we did with TPP when activism killed it a few years ago.