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Ecological/New Economics Regular Monthly Meeting

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Ecological/New Economics Regular Monthly Meeting

Time: June 1, 2011 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: Kathryn Cholette's Call 778-329-7459
Phone: 778-329-7459
Event Neighbourhood and Type: city, wide
Organized By: Kathryn Cholette
Latest Activity: May 15, 2011

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Coals to Newcastle: Shorter hours, unemployment, energy efficiency, and prospects for labor/environmental alliance*

From the frame-breaking "Luddite riots" in 1811-1816 to climate change and degrowth in 2011, the question of the relationship between "machines" (accumulation of capital), wages, hours of work and  employment has simmered and sometimes raged. With historical documents, graphs and images, Tom Walker's presentation will illustrate why it's time – for reasons of ecology and equity – to put the traditional labor union demand for shorter hours back on the front burner.

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