Three takeaways from the new IPCC report

Three takeaways from the IPCC's new report The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report is out, and it is a dramatic development [1].  The threat advisory from the world’s scientific climate community just went from orange to flashing red.But here’s the key takeaway: limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still possible, and will [...]

Courage To Leap: How the Left Can Win

On February 15th, 2018, key organizers of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn’s insurgent campaigns delivered a message loud and clear to the NDP federal convention in Ottawa: radical politics are not a liability for the progressive left in Canada, but rather the path to power and victory. Courage to Leap, co-organized by The Leap and [...]

ACTION: What is the Leap Manifesto?

Once in awhile, an action, document, demand or slogan breaks out of the social movement world and becomes common currency in the wider culture. Occupy Wall Street is a great example. This process is mysterious – it’s usually not because the people behind it are uniquely brilliant, or the content is completely new. In [...]