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Category Archives: Ecological Crisis
Bridging the Chasm between Environmental and Economic Justice: A Conversation with Bill Fletcher and Bill Gallegos
Steelworkers President Leo Gerard said about the choice between a clean environment and good jobs, “You can have both, or you have neither.”A rift exists between those good trade unionists who fight for decent jobs and a just economy, and … Continue reading
The following remarks were delivered on September 1, 2013 at the founding convention of UNIFOR, a new mega union created by the Canadian Autoworkers and the Canadian Energy and Paper Workers Union. It was previously published on Common Dreams. I’m so very … Continue reading
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Friends and comrades are encouraged to participate in this exciting day-long conference on April 20. You can find more information, including a full schedule, on their website at http://ecologicalsocialists.com/ Download this piece as a PDF
When Robert Caldwell gently — and correctly — criticized our article “Introducing Idle No More” for slighting the question of First Nations sovereignty, it became obvious what the follow-up article should be. We asked Robert and two other old friends … Continue reading
The following unity statement on Ecological Justice — the first new unity statement for FRSO/OSCL since 1991 — was adopted at our January 2013 Congress. With a strong focus on ecology and the necessity of left analysis and practice that … Continue reading
Today we are publishing this introduction to the Idle No More movement, as well as a collection of reports of solidarity actions and statements from the movement. One of the most exciting and important developments in the people’s struggle in … Continue reading
Today we published a piece introducing the Idle No More movement. Here we post some reports from some of the thousands of solidarity actions that have taken place worldwide, and some statements from the movement and other First Nations voices … Continue reading
Freedom Road supports the following statement and the efforts of the undersigned organizations. CAAAV’s work in the wake of superstorm Sandy demonstrates that organizations committed to the multinational working class can mean the difference between life and death when disaster … Continue reading
The FRSO/OSCL Ecology Work Team has developed these principles to help us assess the wide range of on-the-ground projects that are being done to advance eco-justice work and/or to build “sustainable” or “regenerative” economies. These principles were first identified at … Continue reading