February 3, 2012
Is Green Regulatory Stimulus Possible?
Matthew Yglesias, Slate
Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher write about their desire to find environmentally-sound job-creation proposals to counter the Keystone XL jobs pitch. It's a sophisticated piece that avoids the KXL opponents' frequent fallacy of dismissing pipeline construction jobs as "temporary" when at the end of the day the life of a construction worker has always been an endless series of temporary jobs. . .
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