Today on Your Call: How can labor and environmentalists come together?

Feb 25, 2013

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the debate about Keystone XL Pipeline project has brought out divisions between the labor and environmentalists. What are the prospect for good paying Green Jobs? Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. And what can revive blue-green alliance? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you

Guests:

Bill Snape, the Senior Counsel with Center for Biological Diversity

Jane McAlevey, a long time organizer in the labor and environmental justice movements. She is the author of Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement

Jeffrey Soth, the Assistant Legislative and Political Director for the International Union of Operating Engineers

Web Resources:

National Journal: A Line in the (Very Dirty Tar) Sand

The Nation: Unions and Environmentalists: Get It Together!

Alternet: 5 Reasons the Keystone Pipeline Is Bad for the Economy

In these Times: AFL-CIO’s Trumka Acknowledges Labor’s Divisions Over Keystone Pipeline