Green Jobs Oshawa Virtual Press Conference
Green Jobs Oshawa held an online Press Conference and Public Forum to highlight the desperate need for more PPE for our front line workers, especially N95 masks. We are calling on our governments to use their emergency powers to ramp up domestic production, starting with the obvious location of GM’s largely empty Oshawa facility. Watch video »
A New Lucas Plan for Post-Pandemic Socially Useful Jobs?
Online forum on how worker-led industrial conversion can deal with the coronavirus pandemic as a model for the future. Watch video »
Will the Pandemic Set Women Back?
By sapping demand for garments and other goods produced in export-oriented developing and emerging economies, the COVID-19 pandemic poses an acute threat to women workers and progress toward greater gender … Keep reading »
COVID-19 and ‘Actually Existing’ Unions
The shut-down of non-essential work in response to COVID-19 has decimated labour markets. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 20.5 million more workers lost their jobs in April, … Keep reading »
Workers’ Power + Renewable Electrification of the Whole Economy
A Red-Green New Deal in Transport The transport sector represents one of the most serious challenges when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, which are increasing faster than from any other … Keep reading »
Ecological and Social Planning and Transition
The need for economic planning in any serious and radical process of socio-ecological transition is winning greater acceptance, in contrast to the traditional positions of the Green parties, favorable to … Keep reading »
Ecosocialism and Just Transition
Climate change requires major societal change. But how do we ensure this transformation is done in a fair and just manner? John Bellamy Foster – a renowned environmental sociologist and … Keep reading »
What Ever Happened to the Energy Transition?
Anyone trying to understand what’s happening with the world’s energy systems right now can be forgiven if they are confused. On one hand, most people know about the climate emergency, … Keep reading »
Korean Unions Call for a Just Energy Transition
In a series of landmark statements following the May 2017 election of the pro-reform President Moon Jae-in, Korean energy, transport and public service workers have called for “a just energy … Keep reading »