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On April 12, 1959, unions led by the International Hod Carriers’, Building, and Common Laborers’ Union of America and with assistance from the United Steelworkers of America and the Operating Engineers, filed for an election with the National Labor Relations Board at a mine in Medicine Hat, Utah. This obscure moment is a date in […]
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Saving the planet by creating new energy systems under the same system of unregulated capitalism that created the contemporary crisis is…..more than a little problematic. As we continue to have no regulation over supply chains and allow companies to engage in the most egregious behavior without any sense of responsibility or accountability, the result is […]
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On May 10, 1913, white gold miners in the Transvaal region of South Africa went on strike in one of the first major strikes in that nation’s history and also one where workers allowed their racial interests to trump their class interests. In 1910, the Union of South Africa formed. This was the British law […]
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In the now quite long move away from employment-heavy extractive economies, environmentalists have always urged as part of the employment plan for the new economy putting unemployed loggers or miners back to work doing restoration projects. This was a huge thing in the environmental-economic conversation in the Pacific Northwest in the late 80s and 90s, […]
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