Trump is a catastrophe, but so was the TPP.Since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, I’ve found myself talking for the first time with a lot of my 20-something friends about trade agreements.My friends didn’t vote for Donald Trump. Most are from “liberal” parts of the US. They went to good schools for 12 years, worked hard, got good grades. Many went on to top colleges and universities, places like Stanford, Yale, NYU, UCLA.And yet most of them know almost … [Read more...]
Isabel Marlens works on research and social media for Local Futures, and runs the Planet Local web series. She studied Ecology and English Literature at Bennington College, and has done native plant conservation, forest ecology research, and research for various documentary film and writing projects in the areas of social and environmental justice.