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Tidbits - June 3, 2021 - Reader Comments, Hiroshima, World War II; Racism; Retiree healthcare; Sports; Labor History, Disney, McCarthyism, Marxist parties, China, Climate change, Ethel Rosenberg, Harold Washington, Chicago, Social transition

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Reader Comments: Hiroshima Cover-up; Racism; Retiree healthcare; Sports; Labor History, Disney; McCarthyism; Marxist parties; China; Announcements: Ethel Rosenberg; Harold Washington; International Trade Union Forum - Ecology, Social Transition;

There Can be No Biodiversity Without Human Diversity

Fiore Longo Equal Times
If we want to save biodiversity, we must tackle the real causes, namely the exploitation of natural resources for profit and growing overconsumption, driven by the countries of the North.

JP Morgan Chase Just Became the World's Most Dangerous Bank

Alec Connon Common Dreams
Rather than actually reducing the overall greenhouse gas emissions associated with its lending, Chase, which is the world's largest funder of fossil fuels, has created a convoluted accounting trick known as "carbon intensity".

A Call for Biden: Stop Enbridge Line 3

Tina Gerhardt The Progressive
The Canadian oil company is feeling the heat as Indigenous groups, environmental organizations, and other activists are demanding that the President pull the plug.

Tidbits - May 6, 2021 - Reader Comments: Biden Recovery Plan; Struggle for Racial Justice; Heroes-Not Saints; Myanmar; Yiddish Immigrants; Book Sale; Puerto Rican Socialist Party; Climate Change; Pensions; Labor and Media; Zoom events; more....

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Reader Comments: Biden Recovery Plan; US History, Racism and Struggle for Racial Justice; Heroes But Not Saints; Myanmar; Yiddish, Immigrants, U.S. left; Book Sale; Puerto Rican Socialist Party; Climate Change; Pensions; Labor and Media; Zoom events

Earth Day, Labor, and Me

Joe Uehlein Labor Network for Sustainability
A salute to Earth Day and labor, a look back and a look forward. Written originally last year for the 40th Earth Day, it's vision holds even more true today -- Good Clean Jobs for a Living Viable and Clean Earth.

Tidbits - Apr. 22, 2021 - Reader Comments: Earth Day; Chauvin conviction, Black Lives Matter; Exterminate All the Brutes; Afghanistan troop withdrawal; Teaching Climate Justice; May Day; zoom events; Job Opening; Call for Creative Activists!

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Reader Comments: Earth Day; Chauvin conviction, Black Lives Matter; Exterminate All the Brutes; Afghanistan troop withdrawal; FDR, New Deal; Teaching Climate Justice; May Day; zoom events; Job Opening - Organizing Upgrade; Call for Creative Activists

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Mineworkers Union Supports Biden's Green Energy Plan

Brian Young UCOMM Blog
I’m for any jobs we can create that would be good-paying jobs for our brothers and sisters who have lost them in the UMWA. As we confront a next wave of energy transition, we must take steps to ensure that things do not get worse for coal miners.

The Long Road to Nuclear Justice for the Marshallese People

Olivia Paschal Facing South
U.S. nuclear testing resulted in entire islands vaporized and others uninhabitable due to radioactive fallout, displacing thousands of Marshallese people — many of whom out of necessity now live in the country whose government uprooted them...
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