LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS
All of us who have participated in one or another aspect of what has come to be known as the Trump Resistance should think about how we should be connecting with the new Poor People’s Campaign—and with each other.
Thirty thousand coal mining jobs have been lost since 2011. In central Appalachia, seven thousand miners lost their jobs from 2015 to 2016.54 The US Energy Information Administration expects central Appalachia’s coal output to decline nearly sixty percent by 2035,...
This campaign was years in the making, but Donald Trump’s election and the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord spurred the local activism that led to this important victory.
Unions are often asked to support resolutions to protect the climate and the environment. Shouldn’t environmental and climate organizations be asked to pass comparable resolutions supporting worker rights? [Template Resolution Inside]