The Rise of the New Power Co-Op Movement

By Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher Breakdown at Copenhagen. Climate legislation stalled. EPA regulation of greenhouse gasses threatened. Is climate protection dead? Maybe not. Climate protection has gone local. Political leaders may fiddle while the world burns, but...

Workers of the World – Cool It!

The meeting you probably heard about: At the end of June, leaders from the world’s richest and largest countries met in Toronto, Canada.  As the global economy festered in its worst crisis since the 1930s, as poverty and unemployment tormented growing millions,...

ACTION ALERT – Find an Event Near You

Over 40 top US labor leaders will travel to the UN Climate Change negotiations in Copenhagen next week.  The US labor delegation will join hundreds of labor leaders from the international community and thousands of representatives from the environmental, business,...

Green Jobs in a Global Green New Deal

[Fifth in the series “Labor goes to Copenhagen] The effort to address the worst environmental catastrophe in human history is coming in the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.  Business and governments have used economic...
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