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Ashley Dawson @a_j_dawson New York City

CUNY professor, climate justice activist, and author of "People's Power" and "Extreme Cities"

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Joined Twitter 3/31/11


.@CUNY violated its obligations under the CARES Act by laying off thousands of adjunct faculty & staff within weeks… https://t.co/maywOE0URN
Retweeted by Ashley Dawsonvia @NYTimes https://t.co/SedC03cFlQ✨Support peasant markets, which do not depend on finance capital and ✨a vision of #foodsovereignty, fighting for fo… https://t.co/EOFl3m6yRk
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7/2
2020
Energy Democracy is vital to fighting the extractivist infrastructures that are destroying frontline communities ar… https://t.co/DC9lZrvu0XAppalling news about the horrible NYC budget, which according to VOCAL-NY totally fails to #defundNYPD and divert r… https://t.co/bJG1PMy6cxThe police will be the enforcers of the coming evictions. We must #CancelRent and #CancelCops #DefundNYPD https://t.co/UfviniaC1z
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonFour progressive congresswomen circulate letter threatening to condition aid to Israel over annexation https://t.co/f8vii6fzvO
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6/30
2020
NYC ELECTEDS URGE @CUNY MANAGEMENT TO DEFEND #CUNY, NOT FIND WAYS TO DISMANTLE IT Legislators and Council Members… https://t.co/Ff7y3BTNdy
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonInterview with Alok Amatya about extraction and literature in the time of a pandemic @orbooks #energydemocracy https://t.co/fuokmQubpuMore bad news about the coronavirus crisis giving fossil capitalism a new lease on life https://t.co/nQFRUGVycoSome ways to push for defunding the police @NYRenews #NYCBudgetJustice https://t.co/LcoRmxvJMnSign this https://t.co/OYBTVCvX9HCARES Act = Big Oil Bailout https://t.co/QDe0jXDyj6Tear gas has been banned from use in war for a century but has been widely used by US police on peaceful demonstrat… https://t.co/WSjtowAbBQ
6/29
2020
Board Chair Thompson, @CUNY Trustees: Your silence about budget cuts & adjunct layoffs *is* complicity. Will you be… https://t.co/KeDYD4RlA4 @ChancellorCUNY, No Layoffs! Keep adjuncts insured! CARES Act requires colleges receiving Covid stimulus to make ev… https://t.co/7wXg20AIvb
6/28
2020
Tax the rich! https://t.co/sc24jkFiwVWant the big picture on the current compound crisis? Check out this brilliant article by John Bellamy Foster & Inta… https://t.co/maDajFxUCASharp analysis of the unfolding death of the US fracking industry https://t.co/dl13ZLhTBvTexas oil industry faces prospect of collapse amid Covid-19 losses - time for a public buyout of fossil capitalism https://t.co/khLRzjjccd
6/26
2020
Activists Occupy City Hall Park, Demanding $1 Billion In Cuts To The NYPD https://t.co/5zN3CHy2KQ via @gothamist.@BlackRock has had 15 chances to vote for shareholder resolutions to halt deforestation — and one hundred percent… https://t.co/Q5iQ9RgTfW
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6/25
2020
The International Energy Agency says that energy markets will never be the same again after the pandemic. What does… https://t.co/7MoRzE1SgcMeet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid https://t.co/ttG5uo6A9HDespite clear skies during the pandemic, greenhouse gas emissions are still rising https://t.co/OJaopcIPMC via @ConversationIDNWhy South Africa needs to transition away from dirty fossil fuels https://t.co/evttpBl5ZU via @TC_Africa
6/24
2020
@drvox on why a national US power grid would make electricity cheaper and cleaner https://t.co/Y3d4RImuHL via @voxdotcomChina's coal addiction is back https://t.co/9d8rKjgtAT via @scmpnewsIndia plans to open 41 new coal mines to "revive" the economy from COVID slump https://t.co/8AyWqxCvK2Revealed: police unions spend millions to influence policy in biggest US cities https://t.co/uxqyJ3tKMrRevealed: millions of Americans can’t afford water as bills rise 80% in a decade https://t.co/yR5eHW6DbJ
6/23
2020
Occupy City Hall https://t.co/pTRJAQG1okIn 2019, Cuomo permitted over 1,000 megawatts of new fracked gas power on the grid and effectively zero wind and so… https://t.co/YLOujKxf8s
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonUS demand for clean energy destroying Canada's environment, indigenous peoples say https://t.co/PMs3kRE43tNew York’s Rising Tides: Climate Inequality and Sandy’s Legacy Great piece by Willa Glickman in @nybooks Riffing o… https://t.co/5azlaP3I3O
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6/22
2020
“Given the unimaginable and unprecedented loss we’ve already faced as New Yorkers, we urge you to issue an order pr… https://t.co/PHNuePHJFv
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonBank of America, one of the banks that hold's NYC's public 💰, funds the NYPD's police foundation. A #PublicBank wo… https://t.co/KUGOWNK8UT
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonThe @HawaiiCSW has put forth a feminist #COVID19 economic recovery plan. @KharaJabola explains what it entails and… https://t.co/XpYGejgWZ5
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonThe window for Green Stimulus will close in 6 months https://t.co/1r9bRBKRdu“Through May 20, landlords across the country reported that they had received 90.8 percent of rents, compared with… https://t.co/lhZJf1gskF
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6/18
2020
****ATTENTION CUNY COMMUNITY**** WE ARE GOING ALL IN FOR PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION ON SATURDAY JUNE 27th!!! ITS TIME… https://t.co/tiLM8wa54f
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonNY should be investing more in institutions that serve communities of color. But @CUNY plans to cut 1000s of classe… https://t.co/X0ihxH5s6x
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonClimate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia https://t.co/pS1CXqnvZKSo much for green stimulus https://t.co/g4QbWesAxF
6/17
2020
Defunding CUNY is an example of structural racism @NYGovCuomo https://t.co/eLQ3E6DMhhManifesto for nationalizing the means of transportation https://t.co/b4vYrDBeT5My new podcast on community renewables with @Freitag4Future is now live. In ten episodes, we will cover the German… https://t.co/GYFV051Fdi
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6/16
2020
Because liberation starts with cultural transformation https://t.co/jFk0090ai0That is why my colleagues & I are now calling on universities to immediately bypass feckless state & federal legisl… https://t.co/EEMja53RnU
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6/15
2020
Willa Glickman's excellent piece on whether NYC is prepared for climate chaos. Short answer: NOT! https://t.co/Yf6Sa013PWClimate worst-case scenarios may not go far enough, cloud data shows https://t.co/Bb2XGJIAfH
6/13
2020
80% of @CUNY students are people of color. 60% have incomes <$30,000. Most live in communities w/highest rates of j… https://t.co/ctywPu95n3
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonWith climate change making cities into ovens during the summer, expensive utility bills can be a death sentence for… https://t.co/AOajyOG886The country building a ‘new London’ every year https://t.co/8iOMoDAwub via @BBC_Future
6/12
2020
It's happening tomorrow so do register now: https://t.co/4v6CINR5gS . A fantastic lineup of speakers from Algeria,… https://t.co/nYDLUSuhDk
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonThis is absolutely unreal. Last time: no strings attached bail out money. This time: the public doesn't even get to… https://t.co/rlDcQ3y6Rm
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6/11
2020
@HumanitiesGC is so cool! https://t.co/UUo9H1vcIfThe Mobile City: Everybody Back Onto the Train https://t.co/1932HEhfE2How capitalists are preparing for the Post-COVID-19 Land Grab https://t.co/MLkkObnir6The U.S. can get to 90% clean electricity in just 15 years, new report shows. What's holding us back isn't the cost… https://t.co/wRM0ONAZVD @TNInstitute takes on surveillance capitalism https://t.co/a6qBkvytBs
6/10
2020
via @NYTimes https://t.co/XoScP8klp7We know from South Africa that toppling statues is no silver bullet – but it's a start | Eusebius McKaiser https://t.co/DnzS7Jurn0Amazon says 'Black Lives Matter'. But the company has deep ties to policing https://t.co/dFtC3Re8fc
6/9
2020
@AlexCKaufman YAAAAAAS!
6/8
2020
People's Budgets' Movement calls for defunding the police https://t.co/nQLG1JX2yc
6/5
2020
@Audromatic3000 on the evolution of protest in NYC https://t.co/9VnpRUWJNICovid-19 makes it clearer than ever: access to the internet should be a universal right | Tim Berners-Lee https://t.co/3ovzrAffBPMovement to defund police gains 'unprecedented' support across US https://t.co/m51gtTmDc3Trump is preparing an executive order to completely waive environmental reviews for pipelines and other key infrast… https://t.co/qmOrGH2PeI
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6/4
2020
Peaceful Protesters Sit & Kneel In The Streets Near Gracie Mansion https://t.co/8axKz3O9NP https://t.co/uEvpoS6ccx
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonWashington, D.C. at sunset https://t.co/ohr8UuUXXR
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonSolidarity w @Movmnt4BlkLives' demand that federal govt provide direct cash payments, rent cancellation, mortgage c… https://t.co/Nv9FEeYLiN @jamieson This is the same thing that US corporate elites and politicians said about apartheid South AfricaFormer N+1 editor and democratic socialist @NikilSaval, who ran on a sweeping Green New Deal for Pennsylvania (… https://t.co/Sj8ECX3YIA
Retweeted by Ashley Dawson#Unis4all 🦄🌈 2/2 https://t.co/eJyFfXL5mD
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonIllinois is now taking advantage of the new Fed facility &, uncoincidentally, University of Illinois has announced… https://t.co/fyyoq1hQvQ
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonThe highly-anticipated @letsgomathias piece on his arrest at the protest last Saturday night predictably delivers. https://t.co/KKcQyH0Z7I
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6/3
2020
Police attack people + media outside White House https://t.co/uaUFMFmSx2Cuomo and de Blasio should resign https://t.co/2HI0IAEAkr
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonAll you fascists bound to lose https://t.co/NGcBikkzH6
6/2
2020
The extinction rate among terrestrial vetebrate species is significantly higher than prior estimates, and the criti… https://t.co/MmbO1sQv0ZUtility strike in New York https://t.co/iruSXByGTWMoney for schools, homes, and green stimulus, not cops https://t.co/a2nIBN8rEp
6/1
2020
The answer to endemic police violence is LESS POLICE. Defund the police now and shift the economic resources they s… https://t.co/ijf1Ics9zTMy latest: https://t.co/x1CunpEkj5
Retweeted by Ashley Dawson'Resources for a better future', our glossary of crucial concepts in political ecology, alternative economics, and… https://t.co/Q8SbbkZ400
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5/31
2020
'A summer unlike any other': heatwaves and Covid-19 are a deadly combination https://t.co/QqGK44YsrvBus driver Yasmin Rowe honks in support, says she was we thankful to the @TWULocal100 refused to transport protest… https://t.co/x8sPIhfW6X
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5/30
2020
This article begins by saying that coronavirus is forcing New York to make fateful choices about the future of CUNY… https://t.co/dIqpT5ZKm3Rent strike + utility strike! https://t.co/dfEBZXikDXMy latest on the protests in Minneapolis but felt everywhere... https://t.co/CQtZkuIPXd
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonBig Oil claims they don't want a bailout. Their lobbying disclosure forms tell a different story. Tell Congress t… https://t.co/4vwLX1MG5c
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonCyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning https://t.co/Cg2AnVktpVEU green recovery package sets a marker for the world https://t.co/ykUFpDijEf
5/29
2020
Governor Cuomo talked yesterday about rebuilding through green infrastructure. Time to walk the talk: we have a pla… https://t.co/0KSgEpj7tZ
Retweeted by Ashley DawsonHere's an incredibly ambitious set of proposal for how to make the new world we need from within the current crisis… https://t.co/3FPkCMFkSk @NYGovCuomo What about refusing to cut funding for social services that support these communities? @NYGovCuomo
5/28
2020

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