Politics as usual won't change things. It will take a wave election, a sweeping rebuke to the obstructionist Republican Congress, for anything to happen.
As an ironworker you can end up working in some interesting places; Indian Point nuclear plant, about an hour north of New York City along the Hudson River, was one of them.
Republican Governor Rick Snyder's men have wreaked untold economic damage on the residents of Flint on top of the threat to their health.
If we need to keep fossil fuel in the ground to reverse climate change, then people who dig and drill need something else to do to provide for their families.
Banning the box is an important step. Ongoing pressure will insure others are taken.
It was Scott Walker himself whose continued bragging about how he had taken away the rights of workers in his home state that actually did him in.
As I drive along, I notice the landscape is ever changing. Walmarts and dollar stores sprout from empty lots.
Progressive measures would improve our country for future generations while bringing well paying jobs to our communities.
During the 1930s, thousands of Native Americans were employed on reservations under a separate division of the CCC in developing natural resources on reservations across the country.
If eloquent words and scientific data don't move you to be a better steward of this fragile place we call Earth, then make it personal.