Joshua Kahn Russell

Joshua Kahn Russell is an organizer working to bridge movements for environmental sanity and racial justice. He currently works as Rainforest Action Network’s Grassroots Actions Manager, campaigning to end our addiction to coal and oil. Josh is a strategy and non-violent direct action trainer with the Ruckus Society. He spends much of his time on the road, building and supporting networks of activist groups across the U.S. In between strategy trainings, he helps develop young grassroots leaders, coordinates actions, helps groups build their capacity, and coordinates activist gatherings.

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Jun 28, 2012

Don't Frack Ohio: Hundreds mobilize to oppose fracking

Joshua Kahn Russell
Tired of waiting for their leaders to ban the destructive drilling practice, citizens passed their own resolution -- and took over the Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio to make it heard.
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May 10, 2012

99% Spring: New radical alliances for a new era

Joshua Kahn Russell
Harmony Goldberg
Last month, a broad alliance of organizations from across the progressive spectrum came together to train 100,000 people in non-violent direct action. It was called 99% Spring.
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Jan 19, 2012

Keystone XL denied!

Joshua Kahn Russell
In case you haven't heard the thunderous celebration by the North American climate movement, on Wednesday the U.S. State Department outright rejected the Keystone XL pipeline. #booyah
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Jun 14, 2011

Lessons from Tea Party Tweets

Joshua Kahn Russell
I've been thinking a lot lately about the activist filter bubble, the reverberating echo-chamber of insular social media and political networks that keeps progressives marginal.

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