Oil companies heat and dry up the planet, power companies start fires on the dried up land – and we pay the bills.
While the West Virginia teachers strike may appear like a bolt from the blue, it was not. We are in a period of mobilization for many progressive movements that goes back at least as far as Occupy Wall Street.
Transit workers and BART management stand tens of millions of dollars apart on a number of vital issues including pay, pension and health care. Though the governor halted the strike this week, future prospects for agreement look grim.