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Green New Deals: Climate Movements and Labour Unions: Jane McAlevey on the 2020 election being the first presidential race with climate at its center

Throughout the Democratic primary, the potential loss of good construction and fossil fuel industry jobs has helped prevent moderate Democratic candidates, including frontrunner Joe Biden, from taking policy positions that would aggressively confront the fossil fuel industry and the climate crisis. Whoever opposes Donald Trump in the general election will face a politics of climate denial built on an empty but alluring promise of job security in the oil, gas, and coal industries. Read More

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Hot & Bothered: Building Power, with Naomi Klein, Jane McAlevey, and Julian Brave NoiseCat: What do political mobilization and economic reconstruction look like in the face of a climate emergency?

In this episode, Building Power, we start with our keynote panel, featuring author Naomi Klein, union organizer and author Jane McAlevey, and the journalist and vice president of Data for Progress, Julian Brave NoiseCat. They debate strategies for building a fighting mass movement led by workers that’s strong enough and wise enough to win a Green New Deal. Read More

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Jane McAlevey: We Desperately Need a Mass Strike Against the Billionaire Class: An interview about politics and power.

In light of the current class struggle shaping up inside (and outside) the primary, Jane McAlevey’s thoughts on how to make strategic interventions are a breath of fresh air. Read More