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Why Resolving Democrats’ Internal War on Climate Policy Will Be Hard

Kate Aronoff The New Republic
Details on the permitting reform demanded by Senator Manchin remain scant. Many fear it could prove a giveaway to fossil fuel companies. The majority leader seems determined to see it through, despite ever more Democrats expressing their skepticism.

How Joe Manchin Aided Coal, and Earned Millions

Christopher Flavelle and Julie Tate The New York Times
At every step of his political career, Joe Manchin helped a West Virginia power plant that is the sole customer of his private coal business. Along the way, he blocked ambitious climate action.

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Reader Comments: Occupy Wall Street lessons; Labor Upsurge in state federations; Joe Manchin - Fossil Fuel's Man; German elections; Thank You Conn Hallinan; Dissent on Drafting Women; Nicaragua - different perspectives; Race in Cuba; more....

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Fighting for Coal Country

UMWA Journal
Working to preserve what we have now is what’s important. That’s what started the labor movement. Keeping the union strong and alive is about securing the jobs we have now and finding real solutions to transitioning to new ones.
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