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Jane McAlevey: Building a Real Blue-Green Alliance

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The labor-environmental partnership, or, more colloquially, the blue-green alliance, has fallen into a state of disrepair. Even though pro-union environmentalists and a few unions worked together to fight the Keystone XL pipeline, the two camps ultimately remain divided, to their own detriment. In this episode of Nation Conversations, Jane McAlevey joins executive editor Betsy Reed to identify the failings of both sides and the types of solidarity that could help them combine forces.

Be sure to read Jane McAlevey's latest article in The Nation, "Blues and Greens: Get It Together!"

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—Elizabeth Whitman

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