Jeremy Brecher

Jeremy Brecher is an historian, author, and co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. A new edition of his most recent book, Climate Insurgency: A Strategy for Survival, is available for free download at his personal website. His previous books include: Save the Humans? Common Preservation in ActionStrike!; Globalization from Belowand, co-edited with Brendan Smith and Jill Cutler, In the Name of Democracy: American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond (Metropolitan/Holt).

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Unions Making a Green New Deal From Below–Part 2

Workers and unions are among those who have the most to gain by climate protection that produces good jobs and greater equality.

June 13, 2022

Green New Deal

Unions Making a Green New Deal from Below–Part 1

While Washington struggles over job and climate programs, unions around the country are making their own climate-protecting, justice-promoting jobs programs.

June 10, 2022

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Time for a Climate Insurgency

One way to overcome our thrust to mutual destruction could be to transform the global climate movement into a global climate insurgency.

August 23, 2021

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The Green New Deal: A Strategy for a More Equal United States

The Green New Deal resolution outlines a vision of what we need to do to address the dual crises of climate change and runaway inequality. What policies and programs could help us realize that vision?

March 19, 2019

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The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

Like the original New Deal, the GND is trying to do something that has never been done before; we will have to learn from experience and experiment and correct the mistakes we will inevitably make along the way. But with these strategies we can make a start in the right direction.

February 26, 2019

How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Trump

Forging a force that can effectively counter Trumpism requires change that will involve tension within each movement as well as between them, but that may be necessary if either is to have a future.

February 14, 2017

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