© 2019 by Samuel J Miller-McDonald.


Current Affairs

Lifecycle of a Leaf

Our food system is insane. Making it better will make us happier…

(edited by Lyta Gold & Heather Milligan)

In print


The City of Tomorrow

What decarbonized, climate-resilient, and equitable cities could look like…

(edited by Nathan J. Robinson & Heather Milligan)

In print

We Need a Fair Way to End Infinite Growth

The left should embrace degrowth, but it's the rich who need to sacrifice...

Democrats Believe in "Freedom Gas" Too

“Freedom gas” is no more ridiculous than “energy independence”—the real scandal is bipartisan commitment to fossil fuels…

(edited by Eli Massey)

Capitalism is Collectivist

The market doesn't care about individuals...

(edited by Nathan J. Robinson)

The New Republic

The Climate Movement Needs More Creative Tactics

Strikes and marches are the traditional tools of the left. But are they enough for something this big?

(edited by Heather Souvaine Horn & Heather Milligan)

The Green New Deal Can’t Be Anything Like the New Deal

Climate change demands a much more ambitious plan than the Great Depression did. It even requires reversing some of FDR's successes.

(edited by Ryan Kearney, Emily Atkin, & Heather Milligan)

Climate Kings

How a new generation of authoritarian leaders are using climate change to seize power

In print

(edited by Laura Reston)

The Baffler

Carbon Omissions

Ignore reckless utopians—energy transition is the only future we have

(edited by Lucie Elven)

In These Times

Beyond Fluorescent Bulbs:

4 Things Millennials Can Do To Fight Climate Change

From running for office to taking direct action,

an imperiled generation must take matters into its own hands.

(edited by Dayton Martindale)


Material Freedom

Why distributed energy is essential for liberty

In print

(edited by Shannon Osaka)


Dreaming of Ian McShane


Seventh Assessment Report




Kalevi Sorsa Foundation

Democratic Socialism in America

Translation in Finnish

(edited & translated by Samuli Sinisalo)

Green New Deal - The New Wave in US Politics?

Translation in Finnish

(edited & translated by Samuli Sinisalo)

Socialist Forum

Strong and Stable Socialism for a Climate-Changed World

If we want a just transition, we'll have to successfully champion security and stability more effectively than would-be climate authoritarians.

(edited by Rivka Maizlish)

Sage Magazine




Rage Gap

How intergenerational solidarity can save humanity

(edited by Heather Milligan)


Extinction vs. Collapse

Does It Matter?

(edited by Heather Milligan)

Republished from ActivistLab.org

The Trouble

Rage Gap
Republished from Resilience
What Must We Do To Live?
Edited by Jonathan Guy
Bifröst to Nowhere
Edited by Johnathan Guy & Soren Dudley. Translated by Santiago Saez: https://www.lamarea.com/2018/10/28/bifrost-a-ninguna-parte/
What We Should Really Do for the...
Edited by Sam Zacher, Heather Milligan, & Johnathan Guy
The Climate Movement Needs More...
Edited by Sam Zacher, Soren Dudley, & Heather Milligan
Low Energy Candidates
Edited by Soren Dudley, Johnathan Guy, & Heather Milligan
Deathly Salvation
Edited by Johnathan Guy & Heather Milligan
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A Pyrrhic Climate
Free Labor
A Jobless Economy
If we want liberty, we need to divorce wages from survival
The World's Most Important Policy
How energy transition can help everything

Republished at http://www.resilience.org/stories/2018-05-10/worlds-important-policy/
Extinction vs. Collapse
Does it Matter?
Nihilism Isn't Cool
A Review of 'Annihilation'
The Big Story
Can We Change Civilization by Changing Its Origin Story?
To Win, Build Strong Ingroups
Star Wars: A New Trope
May the Discourse Be With You
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