Environment and Energy

Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism
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Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism

Editor’s Note: Larry Moskowitz’s first picket line was in 1964 demanding federal intervention when Civil Rights activists Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney went missing, but before their bodies were found. He was a leader of the anti-war movement in Maine and a rank and file Teamster in Massachusetts.The founding staff member of The Working Families Party,…

Millions of New Jobs If We Go Green, Analysts Say
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Millions of New Jobs If We Go Green, Analysts Say

New York, NY – The Presidential Election of 2020 is less than eight weeks away — and to garner more votes, Danielle Deiseroth, a climate data analyst for Data for Progress and recent panelist for the DNC Climate Council, believes Democrats need to campaign on green jobs now more than ever. “We know that to accomplish the…

The Right To Report
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, New York

The Right To Report

Although construction has resumed since early June, the attention to Covid safety has not fallen to the wayside. Recently, building personnel and engineering staff have reported citywide visits from the Department of Buildings to inspect construction sites. The inspections are to ensure that workers are following the proper safety guidelines and to confirm the appropriate…

New York Workers Need a Hero in This Time of Crisis – And They Expect Cuomo to Be That Guy
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New York Workers Need a Hero in This Time of Crisis – And They Expect Cuomo to Be That Guy

New York, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo could soon end up becoming a hero or a goat depending on how he reacts to calls from labor rights advocates to issue a new executive order aimed at protecting workers throughout the state. Supporters of the New York Health and Essential Rights Order — HERO — say…

America’s Meatpacking Workers Must Be Protected
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America’s Meatpacking Workers Must Be Protected

Washington DC – “To protect America’s food supply, America’s meatpacking workers must be protected. The reality is that these workers are putting their lives on the line every day to keep our country fed during this deadly outbreak, and at least 20 meatpacking workers have tragically died from coronavirus while more than 5,000 workers have been hospitalized or…

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