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Climate Activists Can't Afford to Ignore Labor. A Shuttered Refinery in Philly Shows Why.

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'The fire on June 21 and the mass layoffs of about 2000 employees that followed impacted more than just the physical site of the refinery and the workers who made it run. It also ignited a debate throughout the city about what would become of the refinery site'

This article provides a cogent example of a situation that Modern Monetary Theory and a government guaranteed public service employment program could solve.  Check out YouTubes by Dr. Stephanie Kelton and Dr. L. Randall Wray to learn more.

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I am a retired physicist and hold a B.S. in Ch. E. as well. I have been an environmental activist since the early 1970s. I was a founding member of the Save Barton Creek Association in Austin, TX. In 2006 I was a member of a select (more...)
 

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