S9 Ep6: 6: Ahead of the Curve, with SYSTEMIQ: The Mainstreaming of Activism

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S9 Ep6: 6: Ahead of the Curve, with SYSTEMIQ: The Mainstreaming of Activism

Are we, the average citizen, the most powerful trigger of tipping points? With the public fast acknowledging that climate change is a grave and imminent threat, can this awareness coupled with activism trigger rapid changes in government policy and to markets to the benefit of people and planet?
19-year-old Jerome Foster II is an environmental activist, voting rights advocate, and emerging technology engineer. He sits on President Biden’s White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council and serves as executive director of OneMillionOfUs, which educates and mobilises young people to register and turn out to vote. He joins Paul van Zyl to talk about social justice, environmental justice, and creating movements.
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