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Green Unionism

What is Green Unionism? - Our site features a sizable collection of documents that offer a variety of opinions and definitions that we believe help establish a general understanding of class struggle environmental unionism. For your convenience, there are three ways to search for the information you seek.

I. Search by "Tag": by using the menu to at the left (follow the green arrow), and selecting one (or more) of the main taxonomy terms, you can find hundreds of subjects, topics, concepts, locations, movements and organizations, mobilizations, campaigns, uprisings, strikes, individuals, and the like. Unfortunately there's no perfect or ideal way to categorize all of these tags, and there are many, so we have done our best.

Also, if you select a main category and the corresponding page says "There is currently no content classified with this term", look to the menu at the left, again, and you will see there will now be a list of subcategories. Pick one of the subcategories. If you get the same message again after doing so, the subcategories will have subcategories. Eventually, you will find actual content. We apologize for the confusion, but we are updating our tags, so some content may be missing the relevant tags.

For example, try selecting "movements, unions, and organizations" --> "labor" --> "green unionism" --> "just transition" and see what happens! You will also note, at the top of each page a breadcrumb trail leading you back the way you came.

In case you need some help getting started, here is (an admittedly subjective) list of suggested tags that can help you get started (follow the green arrow pointing downward and left). Please note, this is but a fraction of the tags we use on the site, so it's only a starter kit, so-to-speak.

Climate Change
Climate Justice
EF! - IWW Local 1
Energy Transition
Fossil Fuel Capitalism
Front Line Communities
Green Anarchism
Green Bans
Green Economics
Green New Deal
Green Syndicalism
Green Unionism
Judi Bari
Just Transition
Labor and Environment
Lucas Plan
Nuclear Power
Rare Earths
Red Deal
Renewable Energy
Shorter Work Hours
Tony Mazzochi

II. Search by Collection: If you prefer, you can also try looking through our categorized document collection (follow the beige arrow at the left pointing down). You will find a portion of the documents we feature on this site that way, but by no means all of them. For that you will either need to search by tag (above) or use the search engine (described later). You will also see that some of the collections have sub-categories (and hence, sub-pages).

Please note: while we have reorganized our site's content several times in the past, we have not removed any documents except in rare instances, so the chances are good that if you're looking for something, and you've seen it here before, it's still here on the site.

III. Use the Search Engine: Failing that, you can default to the site's internal search engine. Look in the menu to the left and scroll to the bottom. (follow the red arrow pointing diagonally downward to the left).

Please Note: the documents on our site approach the issues from a variety of directions, including, but not limited to, anarchist, syndicalist, libertarian-socialist, Marxist, social ecologist, deep ecologist, and more. They do not necessarily agree with each other on all subjects, not do we necessarily agree with each of them at any given time. And we cannot emphasize enough: our inclusion of them here does not imply agreement or endorsement. We have consciously included them for information purposes, because we believe having well rounded knowledge of these issues makes us better organizers, if nothing else, so we can offer better, more well thought out alternatives.

Where possible, permission from the original author has been sought (though if the publication was authored while the individual was a member of the IWW, we have assumed that permission to republish is a given). All of the other documents are included here according to "Fair Use" guidelines, meaning that they're offered here for education and information purposes only.

The Fine Print I:

Disclaimer: The views expressed on this site are not the official position of the IWW (or even the IWW’s EUC) unless otherwise indicated and do not necessarily represent the views of anyone but the author’s, nor should it be assumed that any of these authors automatically support the IWW or endorse any of its positions.

Further: the inclusion of a link on our site (other than the link to the main IWW site) does not imply endorsement by or an alliance with the IWW. These sites have been chosen by our members due to their perceived relevance to the IWW EUC and are included here for informational purposes only. If you have any suggestions or comments on any of the links included (or not included) above, please contact us.

The Fine Print II:

Fair Use Notice: The material on this site is provided for educational and informational purposes. It may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. It is being made available in an effort to advance the understanding of scientific, environmental, economic, social justice and human rights issues etc.

It is believed that this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have an interest in using the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. The information on this site does not constitute legal or technical advice.