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02/01/20
Author: 
Justine Coleman
Google

12/31/19

Approximately 2,300 Google cafeteria workers who serve meals to employees in the San Francisco Bay area have unionized, claiming they are overworked and underpaid, Vox Recode reported Tuesday.

02/01/20
Author: 
Steve Paikin
The Socialist Manifesto - Bhaskar Sunkara

TV Ontario           Nov 25, 2019


Socialism for the 21st Century

The Agenda with Steve Paikin


Episode: 21st Century Socialism; Naomi Klein; Organ Donation

 

01/01/20
Author: 
Elisa Martinuzzi
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg delivers brief remarks surrounded by other student environmental advocates during a strike to demand action be taken on climate change outside the White House on September 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. The strike is part of Thunberg's six day visit to Washington ahead of the Global Climate Strike scheduled for September 20. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) , Photographer: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images North America

Bloomberg News          October 19, 2019
By Elisa Martinuzzi, Bloomberg News
 
 
31/12/19
Author: 
Ryan Pollock
Construction workers are seen as they work with steel rebar during the construction of a building on May 17, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle / Getty

12.30.2019

Editor: This article is about how to get building trade unions in California and Texas to back a resolution supporting a Green New Deal or similar policy package.  Be sure to check out other articles linked within to read about what other strategies union organizers have pursued to this end. This will be of interest for how such tactics or strategies could be adapted in Canada.

31/12/19
Author: 
James West
In August 2018, outside the Swedish parliament building, Greta Thunberg started a school strike for the climate. Her sign reads, “Skolstrejk för klimatet,” meaning, “school strike for climate”. Author : Anders Hellberg [CC BY-SA 4.0]

December 30th 2019

28/12/19
Author: 
Maurice Mitchell
Washington protest - attribution Getty Images

December 20, 2019

The climate crisis has long been escalating. With temperatures, sea levels and climate refugees all on the rise, it’s difficult to imagine a more terrifying trajectory.

But we’ve reached a new level of existential threat. Because now, some elements of the right wing are using the crisis to advance eco-fascism—an ideology that sees climate change migrants as a threat to “our America.”

28/12/19
Author: 
Tamara Lorincz
Nato - warplane

Dec. 23, 2019

Rapidly reducing carbon emissions impossible with rising militarism and military spendingRapidly reducing carbon emissions impossible with rising militarism and military spending

Earlier this month, the 29 leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) went to London to celebrate their alliance’s anniversary but snubbed the opening of United Nations climate conference, where the other 164 world leaders and their delegations were meeting in Madrid.

27/12/19
Author: 
Glen Ford
Jo No Malarkey

 

The outcome of the early primaries may erase Joe Biden’s “electability” luster and plunge the Lords of Capital into a panic in which all bets are off on what’s left of democratic liberties.

The catastrophic defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in last week’s elections does, indeed, foreshadow what’s in store for Bernie Sanders if the U.S. ruling class believes the self-styled socialist has a real chance of winning the Democratic presidential nomination.

20/12/19
Author: 
Nathanael Johnson
The Khadia open pit mine is 27 km long. Workers loading coal into trucks work in hazardous conditions wear no protective equipment and accidents are frequent. Photo by: international accountability project. Flickr [CC BY 2.0]

December 19th 2019

In the United States, coal, that supervillain of fossil-fuels, is in a death spiral. But on a global scale, there’s no spiral, just an arrow pointing to Asia. Turns out coal isn’t dying; it’s moving.

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