Labor and Climate News

Civil Disobedience as Law Enforcement

[by Jeremy Brecher; cross-posted with Waging Nonviolence] Two years ago I was among more than a thousand people who committed civil disobedience at the White House to oppose the building of the Keystone XL pipeline. Since then many more have been arrested around the...

Connecticut Group Argues Climate, Jobs Are Not Issues in Opposition

As unemployment and hard times lead many to believe the issue is "protecting jobs vs. protecting the environment," labor, religious, environmental, and community leaders in Connecticut decided to join together proactively to fight for job-creating climate protection...

5 Reasons Why the Keystone Pipeline is Bad for the Economy

by Brendan Smith The American labor movement is once again facing a most controversial issue -- the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. While the KXL debate has largely centered around the environmental risks, from labor's perspective opening up the Canadian Tar...

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