All agree that there are no jobs on a dead planet, writes Linda Flood. But the road to fewer emissions is full of opinions.
French Labor Leaders Size up Yellow Vests
Union executives and scholars in France talk to Léa Bouchoucha about the unprecedented wave of social protests.
Yellow-Vest Women Stake Their Claim to the Movement
Women gathered in Paris to confirm their commitment to the populist movement and women’s place in the country’s revolutionary history, reports Léa Bouchoucha from Paris for Consortium News.
The Euro-Establishment’s Fear of Populism
French protesters are furious with EU champion Emmanuel Macron while Rome battles Brussels over its budget. Amid all this, Andrew Spannaus discusses why organized labor isn’t seizing the moment.
Yellow Vests Rise Against Neo-Liberal ‘King’ Macron
For centuries, the “left” hoped popular movements would lead to changes for the better. Today, many leftists seem terrified of popular movements for change, convinced “populism” must lead to “fascism.” But it needn’t be so, says Diana Johnstone.
The Drudgery of Modern Work
A bitter irony of modern life is just when computers and robots should give people more time for creativity and relaxation, the opposite is often the case for many, a continued life of drudgery, as Lawrence Davidson observes.