“Solidarity, in contrast to charity and philanthropy, isn’t one-sided. It is a form of reciprocity rooted in the acknowledgment that our lives are intertwined.

The article is framed as an argument for solidarity as a value to ground the political struggle for environmental justice, but it’s mostly useful as a general summary and history of the concept of solidarity, as contrasted with “kindness” and “charity,” which leave unjust power structures intact.

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