Labour - Unions

05/06/21
Author: 
Ecosocialist Alliance
System Change

June 5, 2021  •  

Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US (and the EU) have a great part of the immense wealth of the richest countries in the world in 2021. This wealth is more than sufficient to provide for the needs for food, water, health, housing and education of the global population.

01/06/21
Author: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Report cover
JUNE 1, 2021

VANCOUVER - A stark change in direction is needed if Canada is to meet its emissions-reduction targets, says a new report by veteran earth scientist David Hughes. 

Going into the G7 Summit later this month, Canada and the US are the only G7 countries that have not reduced emissions since signing the 2016 Paris Accord. In fact, Canada has shown the greatest emissions increase during this time. 

25/05/21
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Installing solar panels - Greens MPs/Flickr

UNIFOR CALLS FOR 60% EMISSIONS CUT BY 2030 WITH JUST TRANSITION FOR OIL AND GAS WORKERS

MAY 24, 2021

23/05/21
Author: 
Lars Henriksson
Pipeline blow up

May 22, 2021

The choice between well-behaved protests and sabotage is incorrectly posed

Last month, Simon Butler reviewed How to Blow Up a Pipeline for Climate & Capitalism. We don’t normally publish two reviews of the same book, but we think this article makes a substantial contribution to the discussion.

19/05/21
Author: 
United Electrical Workers Of America
Just to spell it out, which the article seems reluctant to do, this is the United Electrical Workers or, more fully, the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America, a very left-leaning union since its founding in the '30s.
          - Gene McGuckin
 
07/05/21
Author: 
Julie MacLellan
Members of the B.C. Women's Alliance (and their children) in New Westminster hung a banner in Victoria Hill as part of the group's campaign for a guaranteed livable income.contributed

May 4, 2021

Banner in Victoria Hill was part of a provincewide campaign to raise awareness of the need for economic justice as we emerge from the pandemic

Women in New Westminster are adding their voices to a B.C.-wide call for a guaranteed livable income.

03/05/21
Author: 
Socialist Project
Azadeh Reisdana and Sam Gindin

Editor: This is an interesting interview on the subject of how democratic socialism might be advanced.

May 2, 2021

Azadeh Reisdana interviews Sam Gindin on the recent growth of democratic socialism in developing countries and as an ideology which attracts a new younger generation of socialists. They also discuss the expansion of democratic socialism to not only a political theory but also as an economic application. This was recorded online during the Covid lockdown, March 2021.

03/05/21
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
The THRIVE Act plans to create nine million jobs by upgrading infrastructure for clean water, affordable public transit, and a reliable electric grid and expanding access to wind and solar power, electric vehicles, and healthy buildings. (Photo: aydinmutlu/Getty Images)

April 29, 2021

The bill aims to ensure "an intersectional response" to the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, economic inequity, and racial injustice "that is proportionate to the scope of the problems we face."

On the heels of President Joe Biden unveiling the second prong of his infrastructure proposal, progressives in Congress came together Thursday to formally introduce sweeping legislation that would invest $10 trillion over a decade in advancing climate, economic, and racial justice while putting 15 million people nationwide to work.

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