All around the country, progressives are fighting to make our world a better place to live.
While the earth burns, the “world’s top leaders are standing around pointing the finger at each other like a bunch of arsonists trying to distract the world’s attention from their handiwork.
Resolution in Support of the Green New Deal, Student Climate Strikes, and a Climate Action Plan for Rutgers University
Mustafa Salahuddin is the president and business agent of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1316 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In this edited interview with Labor Network for Sustainability, he tells how the local became part of the company procurement process—leading the company to convert to climate-safe electric buses. Credits Taylor Mayes, Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs.
A Resolution to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality Crisis and Create Union Jobs
According to a recent article in The Guardian by Labor Network for Sustainability Research and Policy Director Jeremy Brecher and Assistant Professor at Occidental College J Mijin Cha, 62 percent of union members support the Green New Deal, while just 22% oppose it.
Fridays Youth around the world will continue the weekly Friday school strikes for climate they have been conducting for the past year.
The CFA has “given its imprimatur” to protests and strikes concerning a range of issues including trade agreements, labor law reform, pensions, tax policy, social protection and similar demands.
Earlier this summer, more than 7,500 employees backed a climate change resolution that called on Amazon to adopt an aggressive climate plan.
An estimated 7.6 million people joined the global climate strike September 20-27, making it the largest demonstration against climate change in the world’s history
School Strike for Climate
FL-CIO Labor Convergence on Climate
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Resolution to Endorse the Oregon and the National Green New Deals
The Labor Network for Sustainability (LNS), an organization devoted to “making a living on a living planet,” applauds today’s endorsement of the Green New Deal by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
While the Green New Deal [GND] is often portrayed as a program for climate protection, it is equally a strategy to counter America’s grotesque sand growing inequality.