"Instead of remaining complicit in worsening the effects of climate change, members of Congress in both the House and Senate must respond to this resolution with the urgency and support that this moment demands."
Claire O'Connor; Kim Scipes; Joe Berry; Fred Glass; Peter Rachleff; Gregory A. Butler; and Paul Ahrens
Last week Portside Labor posted an article, New Calls for a General Strike in the Face of Coming Climate Catastrophe. This has generated considerable response and debate within the labor movement and amongst labor historians.
Wind, solar and other companies in the green sector would benefit in a big way from a Green New Deal. A full-blown climate crisis is barreling at us like a wrecking ball off its chain. The question of whether we achieve a Green New Deal....
We are in the midst of record-setting climate extremes, why wasn’t news coverage of the 2018 UN climate conference front-page news? Why didn’t news coverage, where it existed, convey the crisis of time – 11 years according to UN studies.
Converging Storms 2015: The Crises of Energy, Capitalism, and the Environment CLASS SERIES: Every other Sunday, June 21 – Sept 27, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm (with time for refreshments), WHERE: 675 S. Park View, UCLA Downtown Labor Center, between Wilshire and 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA.
Reader's Comments - North Carolina and Voting Rights; Socialist Youth Reunion; Zimmerman Acquittal; Internet & Inequality; Farmworkers; Wall-Mart;
Petition - Save Worker Education Program at Brooklyn College;
Announcements - Forgotten History of Civil Rights: The March On Washington - Book Signing & Forum- NYC- Aug 1; Confronting the Climate Crisis- Bay Area- Aug 2; Legacies of the March on Washington- NYC- Aug 16;
Jean Damu, R.I.P.; Margrit Pittman Memorial - Oct 6
Reader Comments - March on Washington; Even McDonald's Thinks Its Workers Need $15; NLRB, Chris Hedges and the Pequod; Labor & Obamacare; Greens and Fracking; Saving Underwater Homes at the Local Level; Low-Wage Workers;
R.I.P. - Fred Hicks (Louisville); Henri Alleg - Journalist who revealed French torture in Algeria;
Announcements: Pastor's Message to Cuba; Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life - Berkeley - July 21; Confronting the Climate Crisis - San Francisco - Aug 2