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From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
The grassroots movement behind the Green New Deal offers a ray of hope to the badly battered establishment: they should embrace it - make it part of the progressive agenda. We need something positive to save us from ugly wave of populism, nativism...

Delivering Community Power

Delivering Community Power
Our postal service can deliver the sustainable infrastructure of the next economy: postal banking that finances green energy, services for seniors, farm-to-table food delivery, coast-to-coast charging stations for electric cars, and much more... An equitable, climate-friendly economy is in sight. Our post office can deliver it.

Extending Solidarity to the Ecosystem: Laura Flanders Interviews Sean Sweeney

Laura Flanders, Truthout Interview Truthout
What would it mean to extend solidarity to the ecosystem? That's the question at the heart of this conversation with union activist and environmentalist, Sean Sweeney. Even conservatives are saying that 50 years will be more than sufficient to witness the worst impacts of climate change. And if past is prologue, poor and working-class communities will be hit doubly hard. Climate change is a class issue, and yet the trade union movement continues to drag its feet.
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