May 15, 2015 By Jeremy Brecher Originally Printed in The Nation UNIONS-LED ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE HAS PROLIFERATED ACROSS THE COUNTRY Under banners proclaiming “Healthy Planet & Good Jobs,” thousands of trade unionists from 75 local and national unions, highly visible in their red, blue, green, and white union uniforms, joined the People’s Climate March… Read More »
PROTECTING THE FUTURE: A STRATEGIC PROPOSAL TO STOP CLIMATE CHANGE
April 21, 2015 By Jeremy Brecher On the weekend of September 21, 2014, people in 162 countries joined 2,646 events to demand global reductions in the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are generating climate catastro- phe. An estimated forty thousand marched in London; thirty thousand in Melbourne; and twenty-five thousand in Paris. Some four hundred… Read More »
GLOBAL VILLAGE OR GLOBAL PILLAGE?
February 27, 2015 Streaming Video of “Global Village or Global Pillage?” http://www.cultureunplugged.com/play/7106/Global-Village-or-Global-Pillage- Featuring: Ralph Nader, Charles Kerneghan, Thea Lee, Loretta Ross, Dennis Brutus. Global Village or Global Pillage? shows constructive ways ordinary people around the world are addressing the impact of globalization on their communities, workplaces, and environments. It weaves together video of local and… Read More »
CONNECTICUT’S ELECTRIC UTILITIES: TIME TO REVISE THE MODEL
January 17, 2015 By Jeremy Brecher Introduction Like it or not, Connecticut’s electrical system is entering a new era. The technology, ownership, and regulation of the electrical system on which we all depend has long been based on a one-way flow of energy from central generating stations powered by fossil fuels and nuclear reactors to… Read More »
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