Momentum Builds for Green New Deal Jobs

Momentum Builds for Green New Deal Jobs

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director This is the third in a series of commentaries proposing an Emergency Green New Deal. The first, “As Workers Fight Coronavirus, They Are Laying the Basis for an Emergency Green New Deal”, describes the need for...
Send in the Adults!

Send in the Adults!

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director This, the fifth in a series of posts on the Future of Climate Strikes, describes how student climate strikers appealed for adult support and organized the largest climate action in world history. For the entire...
Student Strikes for Climate

Student Strikes for Climate

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director This is the fourth in a series of commentaries on the Future of Climate Strikes. It describes how the determined action of one young woman – and the determination of millions of other youth to act on climate —...
First U.S. Union-Authorized Climate Strike?

First U.S. Union-Authorized Climate Strike?

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director It isn’t easy for unions to strike to protect the climate. U.S. labor law doesn’t make it easy to strike over anything except wages, hours, and working conditions – even over things like climate change that...