Transforming Transportation–from Below

Transforming Transportation–from Below

By Jeremy Brecher,Senior Strategic Advisor, LNS Co-Founder People are acting at the local and state level to create jobs, reduce greenhouse gas pollution, and equalize transportation by expanding and electrifying public transit, electrifying cars and trucks, and...
Unions Making a Green New Deal From Below–Part 2

Unions Making a Green New Deal From Below–Part 2

By Jeremy Brecher,Senior Strategic Advisor, LNS Co-Founder This second of two commentaries on “Unions Making a Green New Deal from Below” portrays what it looks like when unions in a town decide to create a local Green New Deal or when unions in a state decide to...
Unions Making a Green New Deal from Below–Part 1

Unions Making a Green New Deal from Below–Part 1

By Jeremy Brecher,Senior Strategic Advisor, LNS Co-Founder While Washington struggles over job and climate programs, unions around the country are making their own climate-protecting, justice-promoting jobs programs. While unions have been divided on the Green New...
Fossil Fuel Phaseout–From Below

Fossil Fuel Phaseout–From Below

By Jeremy Brecher,Senior Strategic Advisor, LNS Co-Founder Protecting the climate requires rapidly reducing the extraction of fossil fuels. That’s a crucial part of the Green New Deal. While the federal government has done little so far to reduce fossil fuel...