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Labor unions in the United States have refashioned themselves into environmental groups.

Karl Marx Warning Against Greens   Marx visualized
  a global worker's paradise
 

  Greens visualize
  a paradise with no workers
 

  So big foundations help greens
  buy out whole unions
 

  They call it "Just Transition"

Political Science Professor Jarol Manheim (George Washington University) was the first to analyze this shift in The Death of a Thousand Cuts: Corporate Campaigns and the Attack on the Corporation (2004).

An early alliance of unions and environmental groups began in 1992 with the informal Blue - Green Working Group, which developed into a training and organizing task force that recruited members of dozens of unions for indoctrination courses, funded first by the Nathan Cummings Foundation, then by many others. (click here for graphic pages)

Labor and environmental groups formed many alliances, some for election campaigns, others for elaborate long-term projects such as the Union Sportmen's Alliance formed as an adjunct to the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.

How to use this page: To find profiles of key green labor unions use the drop-down box to locate the organization you wish to inspect, then click Go!

 
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