With so many of us fighting on all fronts: TPPA, Monsanto, Living Wage, clean rivers, better health care, seed saving, frack-free communities, no-drilling, no-mining… we already are an undeniable force that will bring forth “new laws, new systems, new deals” for social justice. “We just need to find each other“, says Naomi Klein in an excerpt of her upcoming documentary This Changes Everything.
As the oil and gas fracking industry spreads across a nation, increasingly high school teens are being lured to drop out and take up low-skilled jobs, as demonstrated in a recent research in the US. The authors of the study warned, “fracking raises the risk that some workers at the bottom of the skills and education ladder may end up being stuck there, because they made bad schooling choices in a rush to be part of the industry“. Read the rest of this entry »