How California is Stopping Offshore Drilling

On Wednesday, California moved to defy the White House by blocking offshore drilling. The state used multiple levers to pit itself against the federal government. In doing so, they also provided a guide to other states on how to push back on fossil fuel development. This is significant because clean energy’s inevitable rise will disrupt…

Weekly Wrap 2/4/18: Nunes Memo, Amtrak and Nassar

The week began with word of Congressman Devin Nunes’s memo perhaps being released. Over the course of the week, the simmering news story became headline news as the FBI, Department of Justice, Democrats, Republicans and Fox News elevated its importance to dizzying proportions. Republicans claimed the memo would show corruption within the intelligence community. The…

Making A Difference on MLK Day

  Martin Luther King Day is about service. His quote, “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve,” has catalyzed service events in his honor. The Decoder collected examples of the events that took place across the country. Nearly all of these were reported on by local news, so check out the links for more…

Happy New Year

  Happy to New Year to all! We hope you have the opportunity to spend time with family and loved ones. 2017 was a challenging year with many setbacks. But the ripples of transformative change were set in motion. Millions of people were moved to take new levels of action. Every effort – whether a…