Green New Deal/LEAP

08/10/20
Author: 
Seth Klein
Ecosocialism or Barbarism - Photo via Stephen Melkisethian.

Oct. 8, 2020

We can’t ask people to separate their fears about the climate crisis from the other economic pressures and systemic crises they face.

There is a common argument made against linking the need for climate action with inequality and social justice issues, which goes: “Getting society off fossil fuels is challenging enough. So why make the task even more difficult by requiring our transition plans to rectify the other injustices of the world?” 

19/09/20
Author: 
Horizons

Convincing more people about the need for this, the need to mobilize for it (beyond petitions and other "pressuring" tactics), and the need for all of us to take an active part in ensuring democratic planning will more or less be the determinant of whether there is a future.

                -- Gene McGuckin

19/09/20
Author: 
Joël-Denis Bellavance, La Presse

September 17, 2020

Fall of World Demand and the Price of Oil

OTTAWA – In the face of the historic worldwide fall in demand for oil and the price drop of black gold, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX) is more financially perilous than ever for Canadian taxpayers

02/09/20
Author: 
System Change not Climate Change
Jeremy Brecher

Watch video here.

Jeremy Brecher - Strike! on Using Our Power to Stop Climate Disaster and Create a Just World

Labor organizer, climate activist, and historian Jeremy Brecher speaks about the role of the strike weapon in fighting the deepening and intertwined crises we face.

Brecher is the author of Strike! and the co-founder and research director of the Labor Network for Sustainability.

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