Jobs for Climate and Justice: A Worker Alternative to the Trump Agenda

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Jobs for Climate and Justice:
A Worker Alternative to the Trump Agenda

by Jeremy Brecher

 

A Working Paper from the Labor Network for Sustainability
PO Box #5780
6909 Laurel Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20913

 

We are in a critical political moment. The impacts of climate  change are increasingly severe, taking a toll on our health, environment and our economies. In the midst of this growing crisis, the United States now has a President and Congressional leadership that simultaneously attack climate climate science and aim to comprehensively roll back climate protection measures and the rights of workers to organize.

Jobs for Climate and Justice exposes and challenges the Trump agenda and proposes the kind of economic program we must fight for. It also offers examples of the great organizing efforts around the country – led by working people – that provide the foundation for the a transition to a just and climate-safe economy. It is organized based on 4 elements:

  • Create good jobs fixing the climate
  • Protect threatened workers and communities
  • Remedy inequality and injustice
  • Lay the basis for a New Economy

 

Read more on labor4sustainability.org

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