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Labor should be involved in the conversation around the climate crisis, union leader Sara Nelson told Common Dreams in an exclusive interview Tuesday. News
Labor Leader Sara Nelson Says Workers of Disrupted Industries Must Be Engaged in Green New Deal Solutions
"We have to be engaged in the conversation."
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Another Bad Idea Brought to You by the Koch Brothers
It is a bad idea. It is such a bad idea that it does not deserve a response. But here I am, giving it one.
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State Rep. Chloe Maxmin and allies celebrate the Maine AFL-CIO signing onto the Green New Deal. News
'Great Example' of Local Organizing as Maine AFL-CIO Signs Onto #GreenNewDeal
"The work of moving towards a renewable economy must be rooted in workers's rights and economic and social justice."
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'Grow Up, Do Your Job, End This Shutdown': Federal Workers Hold Massive DC Rally Against Trump
"Stop holding 800,000 federal employees and their families hostage!"
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Demanding Trump and McConnell #StopTheShutdown, Dozens of Unions to Rally for Struggling Federal Workers
Protest plans come as concerns mount about impacts of the ongoing government shutdown, including on food stamps and Medicare
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'Time to Play Hardball': Progressives Pressure Senate Democrats to Stonewall All Bills That Don't End Trump Shutdown
"Every day this senseless and manufactured crisis drags on, real families with very real bills are harmed and millions are denied the vital services we deserve."
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Ahead of Bolsonaro's Inauguration in Brazil, Groups Vow to Fight 'Hateful Rhetoric and Acts of Violence, Intimidation, or Persecution'
"The election of right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil's next president represents a crisis for indigenous rights, the Amazon rainforest, and our global climate."
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After Demise of Union-Busting Wisconsin Governor, AFL-CIO Needed Just Six Words: 'Scott Walker Was a National Disgrace'
During a night of triumphs and disappointments, the Koch-backed governor's defeat was a source of unmitigated joy
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On Labor Day, Critics Say It's Clear What Side Trump Is On: 'Not the Working Class. Just the Ruling Class'
"Despite all the posturing, this is an administration and Congress beholden to deep pocket donors and entrenched corporate interests, that is acting relentlessly and systematically to undermine working people."
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'Tremendous Victory for the People': Federal Judge Rules Trump's Anti-Worker Order Unconstitutional
"President Trump's illegal action was a direct assault on the legal rights and protections that Congress specifically guaranteed to the public-sector employees across this country who keep our federal government running every single day."
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