How Workers Can Demand Climate Justice | Portside

As Greenland experiences a record melt, Europe recovers from record-breaking heat, California braces for another fire season, and Puerto Rico still struggles to rebuild nearly two years after Hurricane Maria, it is becoming ever clearer how profoundly the climate crisis is changing everything, and how imperative it is that we act now if we hope to avert an existential disaster.

Source: How Workers Can Demand Climate Justice | Portside

On this Labor Day, Trump Hits the Trifecta: His Stealth Move to Undermine Workers, Social Security, and Our Government 

Labor Day is a holiday designed to honor America’s workers. Instead, Donald Trump continues to attack them. Indeed, his administration is in the midst of a stealth effort that not only attacks workers but also our earned Social Security benefits and our federal government. The long-term goals of Trump and his Congressional allies are to destroy the labor movement, wreck the federal government, and end Social Security. 

Source: On this Labor Day, Trump Hits the Trifecta: His Stealth Move to Undermine Workers, Social Security, and Our Government | Portside

Bernie Sanders’ Most Socialist Idea Yet | Portside

Bernie Sanders wants to help workers own a portion of the companies at which they are employed.Per a report from the Washington Post’s Jeff Stein, Sanders is preparing a plan that would mandate corporations “regularly contribute a portion of their stocks to a fund controlled by employees, which would pay out a regular dividend to the workers.”

Source: Bernie Sanders’ Most Socialist Idea Yet | Portside