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Dakota Access Pipeline and the Future of American Labor

By Jeremy Brecher Labor Network for Sustainability As United States Energy Transfers Partners began building the Dakota Access Pipeline through territory sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the tribe began an escalating campaign against the pipeline. By this...

“Just Transition” – Just What Is It?

An Analysis of Language, Strategies, and Projects A JOINT PROJECT OF: Labor Network for Sustainability 11 Pine Avenue Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 info@labor4sustainability.org website: www.labor4sustainability.org Strategic Practice: Grassroots Policy Project 1515...

Why Trade Unionists Should March for a Clean Energy Revolution

By Joe Uehlein Labor Network for Sustainability The Labor Network for Sustainability is calling on trade unionists to go to Philadelphia to march for a Clean Energy Revolution on Sunday, July 24. Why? We face shocking new data that climate scientists have gathered in...

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A Discussion Paper on Protecting Workers and Communities in the Great Energy Transition
By Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D

This discussion paper presents a strategy for protecting workers and communities that may be threatened by the current and future transformation of the U.S. energy system. It is derived from the…

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