Rachel M. Cohen is a journalist based in Washington D.C. Follow her on Twitter @rmc031
Massachusetts May Become First State to Send Money to Low-Income Countries to Deal With Climate Change
A groundbreaking bill would provide funding from U.S. residents to help developing nations respond to the climate crisis.
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Biden Says He Backs a Just Transition for the Climate Crisis. Advocates Say, “Prove It.”
While the administration has taken some early steps to provide support for energy workers and frontline communities in the transition away from fossil fuels, experts and activists say the crisis demands a more transformative approach.
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A Debate Over Carbon Capture in the Infrastructure Bill Could Test the Labor-Climate Alliance
President Biden wants to include carbon capture technology in his push for infrastructure investment. While unions are on board, some climate groups are keeping quiet for now.
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There’s a Simple Solution to the Unemployment Crisis: Offer Everyone a Job
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The Last Stimulus Ignored Climate. Activists Are Determined That Won’t Happen in the Next One.
Bruised from the CARES Act, environmental organizations are planning next steps.
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Trump’s North America Trade Deal Is Poised to Worsen Climate Change—But Dems Don’t Seem To Mind
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With the Help of Teachers Unions, the Climate Strikes Could Be Moving Into Phase 2
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8 Unions Have a Plan for Climate Action—But It Doesn’t Mention Fighting the Fossil Fuel Industry
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The Just Transition for Coal Workers Can Start Now. Colorado Is Showing How.
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How Unions and Climate Organizers Learned To Work Together in New York
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What People in Kentucky Coal Country Really Think About a Green New Deal
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Maine AFL-CIO Becomes First State Federation to Support a Green New Deal Bill
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Teachers’ Strikes Are Rattling Washington. This Hearing in the U.S. House Is Proof.
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How Labor Helped Bring Down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner
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Don’t Trust Jeff Bezos’ Preschool Philanthropy Scheme
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Colorado Teachers Are Mad as Hell—And Now They’re out on Their First Strike in Decades
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When Unions Lead Education Reform
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Why “Pay for Success” Financing Could Cost Taxpayers More Than They Bargained For
Cash-strapped governments are increasingly turning to Wall Street to fund social services. Will the model be a Trojan horse for privatization?
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Affordable Housing is Vanishing. These Ballot Initiatives Could Help Stem the Crisis.
This November, voters in cities including Baltimore, San Francisco and LA will decide on measures that could fund more affordable units and improve services for the homeless.
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California’s New Crisis Pregnancy Center Law Creates a Roadblock for Anti-Abortion Activists
CPCs have been repeatedly charged with providing misleading or, in some cases completely false, information for pregnant women.
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At UN Conference, Domestic Workers Push for International Labor Standards
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The Wrong Way to Revitalize a City
ALEC’s scheme to take the community out of community development.