Autoworkers and the New Green Economy

The following video series is an interview by called “Autoworkers ‘Challenge the Logic of Capitalism’.”  Not only Detroit, but many post-industrial Great Lakes cities  house legions of autoworkers and other industrial laborers currently in need of stable work.

Autoworkers have a unique set of skills that could be extraordinarily useful for building the technology necessary for capturing and transporting renewable energy.  Sustainability nerds, of course, call this the transformation of ‘blue collar jobs’ into ‘green collar jobs.’

Read this article about how the company Infinia has employed autoworkers to refurbish Stirling engines for solar dishes.


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