Adam D.K. King
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a deal Thursday that will give fast-food workers a pay bump in 2024. LA Times

2 Oct 2023 

It’s these types of incremental reforms that build the basis from which workers can continue the fight for more.

Back in August 2022, I wrote about a newly passed law in California that would create a sector-wide labour-management council giving fast food workers the right to bargain over wages and standards in their industry. At the time, myself and many others considered the law a significant victory.

Vipal Monga
Flying over the Hudson Bay Lowlands to the Ring of Fire in Northern Ontario.

Sept. 28, 2023

$67 Billion of Rare Minerals Is Buried Under One of the World’s Biggest Carbon Sinks

A fight is brewing in Canada about how, or whether, to dig out materials essential for EV batteries that lie deep beneath vast peat bogs

The pace of the global transition to electric vehicles depends on the future of a remote region in Canada known as the Ring of Fire.

Michael Wilson and Hurubie Meko
flooding in New York

Sept.29, 2023

United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain shakes hands with a union member before marching in the Detroit Labor Day Parade on September 4, 2023., (Bill Pugliano / Getty Images)

Sept. 24, 2023

Today the UAW is making headlines for an energetic strike, helmed by new leadership that doesn’t shy away from the language of class war. It’s happening, in large part, because a small group of workers got together four years ago to reform their union

What can we learn from the new militancy in the United Auto Workers (UAW)?

Bill McKibben
Greenpeace activists protest in the LNG gas terminal of Fluxys in Zeebrugge, Belgium. (Photo: © Eric De Mildt / Greenpeace)

Sept. 25, 2023

It reminds me a lot of Keystone XL saga, but with perhaps even more at stake.

The great privilege of being a journalist is that you get to ask questions, and people generally answer them, so you find stuff out. And sometimes that stuff is shocking.

Margaret Kimberley
 Joe Biden during 2020 campaign (Image: courtesy CNN)

Aug. 30, 2023

The climate emergency won't end because of heartfelt pleas to the people and the interests who created the crisis. Ecocide will stop when capitalism ends.

“No more drilling on federal lands. Period. Period. Period. Period.”
Joe Biden February 9, 2020


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