Climate Strikes

“We Knew Big Changes Were Coming to our Industry”

IBEW Local 1245: [This article is based on an interview with Tom Dalzell, Business Manager of IBEW Local 1245 conducted by Jeremy Brecher. Headquartered in Vacaville in northern California but extending into Nevada, Local 1245 has more than 18,000 members, 12,000 in...

“We Have to Have an Eye Toward the Future”:

LA’s IBEW Local 11 Spearheads a Transition to Clean Energy     Labor Network for Sustainability     Los Angeles IBEW Local Union 11 represents 13,000 Electricians, Communications and Systems Installers, Transportation Systems Journeyman, Civil Service...

The Huntley Experiment

As the Huntley coal-fired power plant in Tonawanda, NY, a working class suburb of Buffalo, NY, began cutting back on its production, the company began cutting back on its payments to the town; as a result, three schools were closed and 135 school employees lost their...

Trump’s Energy Plan: A “Brighter Future” for American Workers?

Trump’s Energy Plan: A “Brighter Future” for American Workers? Labor Network for Sustainability   Full PDF of the White Paper can be found HERE The day he was inaugurated, President Donald Trump issued his “America First Energy Plan.”[1] It presented policies it...

Organizing Social Self-Defense Under the Trump Regime

Interview with Jeremy Brecher conducted by Scott Harris The original can be found on Between the Lines Listen to the interview HERE After a polarizing presidential election campaign like few others in U.S. political history, Donald Trump will enter the White House...