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AUSTERITY URBANISM

By Jamie Peck. Cities are sites of contestation. This has never been truer than today, with inequalities in the industrialized world rising to levels not seen in decades. Neoliberalism continues to reign—in spite of its spectacular failures, most recently exemplified by the Great Recession of 2007-08—and austerity policies are...

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TPP AND TTIP: PARTNERS IN CRIME

By Mike Dolan. With the rise of the so-called BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—global capitalism has entered a new stage. For centuries Europe and the United States have dominated the world, but now the economic center of gravity may slowly be shifting from the West and the North to the East and...

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TRADE UNION CLIMATE SUMMIT

Nine months after the People's Climate March brought hundreds of thousands of people—including an unprecedented number of union members—to the streets of New York City, more than 75 trade union leaders from the United States and twelve other countries will convene here on June 29 for a Trade Union Climate Summit followed by a three-day Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) working retreat. The Trade Union Climate Summit will build on the momentum generated by the People's Climate...
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TRADE UNION CLIMATE SUMMIT

Nine months after the People’s Climate March brought hundreds of thousands of people—including an unprecedented number of union members—to the streets of New York City, more than 75 trade union leaders from the United States and twelve other countries will convene here on June 29 for a Trade Union Climate Summit followed by a three-day Trade Unions for Energy...
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NEW WORLD TRADE ORDER?


Ben Beachy (Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch), Frank Deppe (Professor of Political Science, Germany), and Albert Scharenberg (RLS–NYC) discuss the negotiations about TPP and TTIP.

THIS IS WHAT ENERGY DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE


With climate change looming, we are facing an energy emergency. How can unions fight for change? Great video from RLS–NYC and Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED).

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