Linking Popular Movements And Unions Is A Winning Strategy For Workers

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

After years of declining power and stagnant wages, workers in the United States are awakening, striking and demanding more rights.  A Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows the number of [...]

Every American Should Be Guaranteed A Job. The Green New Deal Could Make That Happen.

By Editors, -

Yes! President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed a “second Bill of Rights” in his 1944 State of the Union, a list of economic and social rights including “the right to a useful and remunerative [...]

Exploiting Russiagate Coma, Democrats Raped Climate Movement

By Patrick Walker, Popular Resistance -

Climate activists’ failure to connect these crucial dots has made Russiagate analogous to a coma-inducing, rape-permitting drug. But on the topic of splitting the truth difference between [...]

What Would A City-Level Green New Deal Look Like? Seattle’s About To Find Out

By Kristoffer Tigue, -

City leaders launched Seattle on the path to a Green New Deal this week, passing a resolution that starts laying out an ambitious plan for how the city can cut its greenhouse gas emissions in [...]

The Fight For A Green New Deal Can Start With Your Union Contract

By Jared Odessky, -

News coverage of the Green New Deal portrays organized labor as a major obstacle to its enactment. But our new report for Data for Progress paints a different picture. In a poll conducted for the [...]

The Exploitation Time Bomb

By Jayati Ghosh, Project Syndicate. -

New Delhi – Since reducing inequality became an official goal of the international community, income disparities have widened. This trend, typically blamed on trade liberalization and [...]

The Politics And Potential Of The Green New Deal

By Johanna Bozuwa, -

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we have less than 12 years to slash our emissions in half to stand a chance of staying under 1.5 degrees Celsius average global [...]

The Green New Deal Must Transform Agriculture & Food Systems To Combat Climate Crisis

By The Center for Food Safety -

Eight environmental, farmworker, public health, and food safety advocacy organizations delivered a petition—signed by more than 100,000 people—to Congress. The petition champions solutions to [...]

Did Obama’s Trade Legacy Just Hammer The Green New Deal?

By Ben Lilliston, Institute for Agriculture& Trade Policy -

One of core elements of the proposed Green New Deal is a just transition—the creation of fair wage jobs that benefit communities, particularly those currently or formerly dependent on high [...]

As Cost Of Climate Crisis Grows, Climate Movement Escalates

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult to keep up with. Storms, heatwaves and climate-related weather disasters are increasing at a rapid pace. The leadership of the [...]

What A Green New Deal For DC Could Mean For The City’s Working-Class Residents

By David Schwartzman, -

The Green New Deal first entered U.S. political discourse during Howie Hawkins’ 2010 Green Party campaign for New York governor. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s candidate for president, later [...]

A Green & Just Transition Requires Democratized Public Banks – Costa Rica Style

By  Thomas Marois, Open Democracy -

Public banks, in particular, are shown to have much greater financial capacity than commonly believed. Whereas the IATF 2019 Report claims there is only $5 trillion in combined public bank assets [...]

The Climate Movement Enters Phase III

By Jeremy Brecher, -

The climate movement in the US and around the world has gone through two main phases and is entering a third. The first, starting with the confirmation of man-made global warming, was a movement [...]

A Father’s Day Gift For Myself: Activism

By Peter Certo, -

News about climate change has been so spooky for so long that it can feel like background noise. We find a way to carry on like normal, even when the news is disquieting. Well, let me tell you [...]

Global Inequality In A Time Of Climate Emergency

By Tom Athanasiou, -

Something has changed, as most everyone in the climate movement agrees, and we have plenty of signposts that track the shift, from David Wallace-Well’s 2017 New York Magazine piece, The [...]

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