Tag Archives: Green Jobs

Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher : Labor’s Keystone Dilemma

Unions and the Keystone dilemma. Image from Kansas Watchdog.Dirty vs. green jobs:Labor’s Keystone dilemma Outside of Washington, the very same unions that support the pipeline are down in the trenches fighting for a transition to a green economy. By Brendan … finish reading Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher : Labor’s Keystone Dilemma

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Carl Davidson : Fighting for Green Jobs against Right-Wing Wave

Photo from treehugger.Blue-Green Alliance:Organizing the fight for green jobsin conservative political climate By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / February 14, 2011 ‘What brings us together is the commitment to make those jobs green jobs and to make them … finish reading Carl Davidson : Fighting for Green Jobs against Right-Wing Wave

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Tom Hayden : Jerry Brown’s Green Vision for California

California Governor-elect Jerry Brown at Los Angeles campaign rally November 1, 2010. Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images.But it can’t be just for whites…Brown’s green vision for California Through all the political back and forth, alternative energy has been … finish reading Tom Hayden : Jerry Brown’s Green Vision for California

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Marcy Winograd : We Need a Green New Deal

Image from Conservation Value Notes.It’s time to retool our economy:The United States needs a Green New Deal What if our engineers, now building weapons, could build solar cities instead? By Marcy Winograd / September 15, 2010 My talented young cousin … finish reading Marcy Winograd : We Need a Green New Deal

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BOOKS / Van Jones’ ‘Green Collar Economy’

Environmental activist Van Jones, author of Green Collar Economy.A Review of ‘Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems’ ‘The best answer to our ecological crisis also responds to our socio-economic crisis. The surest path to … finish reading BOOKS / Van Jones’ ‘Green Collar Economy’

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The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

Portrait of Van Jones by Robert Shetterly / Americans Who Tell the Truth.Obama has fed his green Jones to King CONG With clarity and verve [Van] Jones finally brought to the mainstream the critical message that what’s good for the … finish reading The New McCarthyism : Van Jones Fed to King CONG

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The Blue-Green Alliance, and the Threat from the Populist Right

Van Jones and the Green Jobs Initiative By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / June 13, 2009 [Prepared as a Memo for the Working Class Studies Association Conference, June 6-8 2009, at the University of Pittsburgh.] 1. One of … finish reading The Blue-Green Alliance, and the Threat from the Populist Right

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BOOKS / Van Jones’ ‘Green Collar Economy’

Environmental activist Van Jones, author of Green Collar Economy.A Review of ‘Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems’ ‘The best answer to our ecological crisis also responds to our socio-economic crisis. The surest path to … finish reading BOOKS / Van Jones’ ‘Green Collar Economy’

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Off and Running : Recovery Bill Big on Transit, Green Energy, Science

Obama Recovery program provides $8 billion for high-speed rail. Pictured is a high speed rail project that Californians voted for in 2008.Progressives, Obama keep promise to jumpstart clean energy, economy. By Joseph Romm / February 14, 2009 Years from now, … finish reading Off and Running : Recovery Bill Big on Transit, Green Energy, Science

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Green Jobs 2009: Steelworkers, Hip-Hoppers and Tree-Huggers Get It On!

AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka at Green Jobs 2009.Van Jones heads Green For All, an organization rooted among inner city youth.Blue-Green insurgency gets fired up at the DC Green Jobs Conference By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2009 … finish reading Green Jobs 2009: Steelworkers, Hip-Hoppers and Tree-Huggers Get It On!

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