Climate Strikes

Transit Equity Day Rolls Across the Country

People in more than 50 cities in 16 states took part in activities for Transit Equity Day. activities around the country on February 4. Congressional Representatives Barbara Lee and Ilhan Omar also tweeted about TED.

Call for A Grand Alliance to Save the Postal Service

In the face of aggressive attacks, a wide range of national and local organizations have come together to create A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service. Their mission statement says: The United States Postal Service is a wonderful national treasure,...

Becky Glass, a Key Builder of LNS, Moving On

Becky joined the LNS team in March 2010 and has served as the backbone of the organization ever since, building the critical infrastructure and maintaining the often invisible systems that keep the organization running - finance, operations and fundraising. Within the...

Join LNS in Supporting our Public Postal Service!

Sign up to call your Senators on Feb. 25. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, postal workers and the communities we serve are standing up for our public Postal Service. It's time to protect America's most cherished institution. The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed...

Introducing Strike!: Jeremy Brecher’s Corner

By Jeremy Brecher,LNS Research and Policy Director This is the first, introductory commentary of “Strike!: Jeremy Brecher’s Corner.” It asks, is there any way we can deliver ourselves from mutual destruction by climate change and/or nuclear holocaust? A listing of...

The Future of Climate Strikes

By Jeremy Brecher,LNS Research and Policy Director This is the first in a series of commentaries on the Future of Climate Strikes. This introductory commentary asks whether strikes and forms of mass direct action “people power” might help halt climate...

Labor in the Climate Emergency

Then, following up on the historic Climate Strikes in September, youth activists are calling for trade unionists and other adults to join an even more overwhelming action the week of Earth Day, April 22. You can learn about about these events from this newsletter—and...

Get on Board for Transit Equity Day—February 4

February 4, 2020 is Transit Equity Day when people in dozens of cities will demand public transportation systems that provide for the needs of everyone. February 4 was chosen for Transit Equity Day in honor of Rosa Parks, an iconic figure of the civil rights era,...

Transit Equity Day Organizers

Transportation is the leading cause of greenhouse gas emissions in this country and gasoline-powered vehicles also emit harmful pollutants that disproportionately affect already overburdened communities. At the same time, our public transportation system is in need of...