Political issues and the working class
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The global political circumstances of the
- Jobs vs. environment (yet again!)
- By Kim Scipes, 13 December 1997. Because productive labor
is based on environmental dissipation (economic production
represents a thermodynamic engine), labor's position on
the natural environment has tended to be ambivalent.
Here are some thoughts on the issues.
- Appeal on the War of NATO against the people
- Statement of an international meeting of labor, Athens, 23
May 1999. At an international meeting, progressive labor
political parties take a stand on one of the effects of
capitalist crisis that has a severe impact on people's
- Labor for Mumia
- Part of a dialog from Labor-L, September 2000. Illustrates
the kind of factors that might be considered when labor
takes a stand on an issue of human rights or justice.