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12 Reasons Labor Should Demand a Green New Deal


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12 Reasons Labor Should Demand a Green New Deal

Jeremy Brecher, Joe Uehlein

Workers have gotten a raw deal. Employers and their Republican allies are trying to eliminate workers’ rights both in the workplace and at the ballot box. But even when Democrats controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress, they did little to protect, let alone expand, the rights of working people. Workers need a new deal.


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Good luck with that.

A majority of the rank and file have been voting GOP for at least three decades.


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They build pickup trucks. They drill. They ship crap all over the world.

I worked for a union, belonged to a union.
Nice people but most of them couldn’t care less about anything more than a year out.