Sean Sweeney, Ph.D. Coordinator, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, Murphy Institute, City University of New York Presentation, July 18, 2015, Democracy Rising conference, Athens, Greece Third-Memorandum-or-Grexit-word document (full presentation) It is understandable that this conference, Democracy Rising, should be deeply engaged [...]
Unions welcome new report highlighting the need to 'reclaim' and democratize the energy system and to promote publicly owned renewable power Globally, the energy system is failing to protect workers and communities. Airborne and water pollution levels are out of [...]
Just 11 days after Pope Francis released his encyclical on the environment, New York will host a major gathering of 40 unions from 14 countries. With resistance to ‘extreme extraction,’ austerity and inequality all rising, unions see opportunities to begin [...]
Maite Llanos reports for TUED from Geneva Resisting means also creating--even creating a new language that expresses new ideas and aspirations. Twenty years ago, food sovereignty was a ‘peasants issue’. Similarly, anti-patriarchal language was the territory of radical feminists. 'Precarity' [...]
Por dentro, por fuera, en todas partes: Movilicémonos por la democracia energética y la justicia climática!
Sindicatos, Clima y Camino a París - #1 Maité Llanos, para TUED desde Ginebra, 5 de Abril de 2015 Presentamos el primero de una serie de informes cortos para TUED “Camino a París”. El objetivo de estos informes es ayudar [...]