Brentin Mock

Brentin Mock

Justice matters

Brentin Mock is Grist's justice editor. Follow him on Twitter at @brentinmock.

Living

Earth Day is dead. Long live the soul of Earth Day

The organizers of the original Earth Day set out to unite progressive causes. Can the climate movement succeed where Earth Day failed?

Climate & Energy

Money spent cleaning up BP’s mess skipped those who needed it most

Minority-owned businesses and low-income residents were cut out of the economic frenzy following the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Climate & Energy

What will it take to restore the Gulf Coast and its people?

A look back at the response to the BP oil spill -- and thoughts on where we go from here.

Living

Loving earth is complicated, says this African-American pastor

The relationship between black lives, black hair, and nature is pretty kinky, and that's OK.

Politics

Ready to work for Hillary? Sign up here

A new group called Inclusv is trying to build a rainbow coalition for Clinton, and draw more people of color into political campaigns.

Politics

Are states actually protecting the most vulnerable with their justice policies?

A new study suggests that there's little substance to most state environmental justice policies.

Climate & Energy

Duke [Energy] is the real loser

A North Carolina minister just slammed his state's energy monopoly for trying to turn poor people and people of color against solar power.

Politics

Want to fix the climate? First, we have to change everything

Gar Alperovitz worked within the systems that helped pass civil rights legislation and launch Earth Day. Today, he says, those systems are closed for business.

Politics

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

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