→ April 22, 2013
By Joe Uehlein
The approach of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 provides us an opportunity to reflect on the “long, strange trip” shared by the environmental movement and the labor movement over four decades here on Spaceship Earth.
A billion people participate in Earth Day events, making it the largest secular civic event [...]
→ April 6, 2013
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 progress while seeking win-win solutions for their disagreements. Their Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs, created with help from [...]
→ November 21, 2012
[by Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith]
Do you want your college tuition or tax dollars invested to increase droughts, storms, forest fires, and crop failures — and an unending series of Katrinas and Sandys? Or do you want them used to lower greenhouse gases on your campus and in your community? That is [...]
→ September 9, 2012
America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy by James Gustave Speth shows that it’s possible to fix our economy, our environment, and our democracy — and that each goes hand-in-hand with the others.
As millions of people in the US and billions around the world suffer unemployment and deprivation, those who care about workers instinctively reach [...]