Texas Freeze 101: Why We Need Public Power

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 20:00:00 GMT

Winter Storm Uri has devastated an unprepared, unregulated Texas grid leaving millions without power and at risk of exposure, carbon monoxide poisoning, and death.

Meanwhile, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, alongside the US right wing media apparatus, spent their spare time finding ways to blame this preventable disaster on wind energy and the Green New Deal. Texas Senator Cruz abandoned his constituents during the deadly storm to vacation in Mexico. The wealthy and powerful will do everything they can to evade the climate crisis they profit from.

Come Saturday at 2PM Central to learn the truth about what happened, how climate change and capitalism are at the root of the crisis, and what we can do to stop this from happening again. Author, journalist, and climate expert Kate Aronoff will join us to explain the situation, and directly impacted comrades in Texas will share their experiences and where our movement goes from here. We will also share mutual aid resources and other ways for you to best help out.