Labor and Climate News

Pipeline Climate Disaster: The Keystone XL Pipeline and Labor

[by Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith] More than two million American construction workers -- nearly one in five -- are currently unemployed. Factories that produce building materials are operating at only half their capacity. So when a private company proposes a...

Are Progressives in Denial About Climate Change?

[by Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher] If you listen to right wing commentators, you might think American progressives are leading the charge to protect our planet from climate change. Would that it were so! All around the country, progressives are fighting to make our...

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