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Coal and the Energy Future: Trump’s Big Bet | Inequality Media

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talks about the waning coal industry and jobs. Spoiler: In 2016, the renewable energy sector provided six times the jobs of coal, and the trend is growing...

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Thousands Protest in Argentina Demanding Food and Jobs | teleSUR English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4gAlK6iybI "Demonstrators took to the streets of Buenos Aires to demand better jobs and food from the newly-minted right-wing government." ~ teleSUR English

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The Driverless Truck is Coming, and It’s Going to Automate Millions of Jobs (TechCrunch)

SOURCE: TechCrunch... "A convoy of self-driving trucks recently drove across Europe and arrived at the Port of Rotterdam. No technology will automate away more jobs — or drive more economic efficiency — than the driverless truck. [...] While the efficiency gains are real — too real to pass up — the technology will have tremendous ...

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Happy World Water Day!

Here's a gentle United Nations video-reminder to multinational corporations that they should not abuse the human rights of their workers. Allow me to say it more plainly: Exploiting people and/or the environment for profit is shameful; it's stealing.

Happy World Water Day! was originally published on Aware & Fair

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The TPP Is About Corporate Power

If it isn't clear what the most dangerous aspect of the TPP is, it's about the ability of corporations to become more powerful than nations. This is dangerous to all people, all around the globe. Contents of leaked [TPP] drafts make it pretty obvious why this is being pushed through in such a sneaky way. ...

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The Big Picture: Help Families Work with Robert Reich

This is the second (even though it says '#3') of 'The Big Picture: 10 Ideas To Save The Economy' by former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and MoveOn.Org. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsVr9uU1p0E Today, most parents are also wage earners, whether in a two-parent or single-parent household. Politicians talk a lot about the importance of family, but they need to do ...

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The Big Picture: Fight for $15 with Robert Reich

In collaboration with MoveOn.Org, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich is launching a series of video presentations called The Big Picture: 10 Ideas To Save The Economy. Idea #1 is the $15 minimum wage.

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TPP Fast Track Is ‘Race to the Bottom’ for American Workers

Sen. Bernie Sanders is against fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. He's against the TPP. In general, he is against trade agreements. Sen. Bernie Sanders is for the American worker and jobs.

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