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A Radical Alliance of Black and Green Could Save the World


But first the two movements will have to rediscover their shared roots in a fundamental critique of an economy and a society that value things more than lives

By James Gustave Speth and J. Phillip Thompson III

The Environmental Forum
Environmental Law Institute
May/June 2018
 
Reprinted from The Nation, April 14, 2016, with the kind permission of the publisher

James Gustave Speth, a former dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, is co-chair of the Democracy Collaborative’s Next System Project.

J. Phillip Thompson III is associate professor of urban planning and politics at MIT.


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