Robert Pollin: Just Transitions to a Green Economy and New Stadium: Who Will Pay? Who will Benefit?

Robert Pollin what it will cost as we phase out the fossil fuel industry to provide a just transition for fossil fuel workers into other jobs without major losses in their standard of living? He argues that the choice is not unemployment or extinction. A just transition is quite affordable. Then, Stand Up KC workers are pressuring the City and County to demand strong community benefits agreements if they let the Royals move downtown. We’ll ask what benefits a new stadium could bring to Kansas City’s workers and at what cost? Also, Remember Our Struggle with Ariana Blockmon.

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