Green New Deal

Jon Queally, staff writer
Sharan Burrow says political leaders need to give working people confidence in a 'just transition' away from coal. (Photo: Wayne Taylor/Sydney Morning Herald)
"We will work to see no one is left behind," vowed the general secretary of the world's largest trade union confederation
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Before every revolution the group in power feels threatened, so they do...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Members of New York's 1199 SEIU at the 2017 DC Climate March on April 29, 2017.
"We need to combat climate change while raising standards for all working...

Further

Needing a reprieve from El Paso's lunacy - journos attacked, babies executed, a Green New Deal that will ban cows and air travel - let us honor Abraham Lincoln, born on this day in 1809. (So was Charles Darwin, but Trump's never cited him, likely 'cause he's never heard of him.) Today, Lincoln resonates more than ever, from "If you want to test a man's character, give him power" to the power of we the people: "If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."