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Hurricane Sandy Workers

Our Climate, Our Economy and Our Democracy

Michael Brune | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

Working peoples' experiences confirm what scientists have been warning for years -- rising temperatures caused largely by fossil fuel emissions that humans are pouring into the atmosphere are causing unprecedented climate disruption.

Lynne Peeples

Sandy Cleanup Workers: Could Illness, Litigation Lie Ahead? | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.09.2013 | Green

Greg Floyd recalled the burgeoning hazards when he first toured Sandy-damaged New York City public housing a couple days after the hurricane hit. "...

Lila Shapiro

Hurricane Sandy: Hourly Workers Feel The Impact, Long After The Storm Is Over | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- George Colon and his girlfriend were standing by a bus stop in Brooklyn on Thursday, checking the time on their phones. Every hour t...