The workers of the recuperated VIO.ME factory in Greece are building towards more supportive communities and a stronger, less-fractured society.
While the green jobs industry may still grow, Trump's presidency has created a broader existential crisis both for labor and the environment.
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Mike Lofgren is a former congressional staff member who served on the House and Senate budget committees. His new book, The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government, appeared January 5, 2016.