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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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.


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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