Eric Klinenberg is Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the Social Sciences and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU. His most recent book is Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life. (April 2020)

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The Great Green Hope

Illustration by Molly Crabapple

On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

by Naomi Klein

This Land Is Our Land: The Struggle for a New Commonwealth

by Jedediah Purdy
Roughly six million people across the planet participated in the Global Climate Strike last September, inspired by the sixteen-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and organized by a rising social movement of young people who ask why they should go to school every day when adults seem hell-bent on destroying their …