The Climate Crisis and a Unified Left Agenda – Naomi Klein

As always Naomi Klein gets straight to the heart of the matter with superb eloquence.

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Overcoming ‘Overburden’: The Climate Crisis and a Unified Left Agenda

Why unions need to join the climate fight

Author and journalist Naomi Klein speaking at the founding UNIFOR convention in Toronto on Sunday, September 1, 2013. (Photo: UNIFOR website)The following remarks were delivered on September 1, 2013 at the founding convention of UNIFOR, a new mega union created by the Canadian Autoworkers and the Canadian Energy and Paper Workers Union. First published by Common Dreams.

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I’m so very happy and honoured to be able to share this historic day with you.

The energy in this room — and the hope the founding of this new union has inspired across the country – is contagious.

It feels like this could be the beginning of the fight back we have all been waiting for, the one that will chase Harper from power and restore the power of…

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2 thoughts on “The Climate Crisis and a Unified Left Agenda – Naomi Klein

    1. sparaszczukster Post author

      I know what you mean, Pete. As always there’s always conflicting evidence and people with their own agendas which make it hard to decide what’s true about climate change. I’m not a fanatic about it but I do think something is happening to our climate and we need to do something.

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