April 22 is Earth Day, and in honor of the day -- coincidentally, Lenin's birthday -- we are publishing a classic from the Religious Socialism archives. As the struggle to restrain climate change enters a new stage, with ever higher stakes, we would do well to remember the deep roots of the environmental movement, and how what once was a lonely battle has become a global movement for justice, rooted in solidarity. Norman Faramelli makes a case that cannot be made too often: to be a socialist is also to be an environmentalist, and to be a believer is also to be a champion of the creation we all share. Click here to read Norman Faramelli's piece: "Environmental Justice: A Socialist View"
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by Carlos Parada Ayala © Carlos Parada-Ayala Published in the anthology Poetry of Resistance: Voices for Social Justice, ed. Francisco X. Alarcón and Odilia Galván Rodríguez, The University of Arizona Press, 2016. Reprinted by permission of the author. Continue reading