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Kate Aronoff

Kate Aronoff

Kate Aronoff is a staff writer at The New Republic and author of Overheated: How Capitalism Broke the Planet — And How We Fight Back. She is co-author of A Planet To Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal and co-editor of We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism—American Style

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The Perils of an 'America First' Climate Policy

To meet his climate promises, Biden will have to abandon the U.S. tradition of hawkish nationalism in favor of global cooperation.

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Ways to Save the World

If we really want to make a difference this Earth Day, we have to confront the problem of climate change at its source.

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Could a Green New Deal Make Us Happier People?

A growing body of research points to some unexpected reasons why it could make us more cheerful

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Democratic Socialism Derangement Syndrome? Why Hysteria about the Rise of the Progressive Left Misses the Mark

Election pearl-clutching is often related to fears that socialism endangers the wealth and power of America's elites.

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Young Leftist Candidates Are Breathing New Radicalism Into Stale Climate Politics

If Ocasio-Cortez’s election marks a new era for the Democratic Party, what will that mean for its climate politics?

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Why Abolishing ICE Is Good Climate Policy

The war on terror has unleashed unspeakable cruelty. We must not rely on its institutions to fix the climate crisis.

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Yes, a Jobs Guarantee Could Create “Boondoggles.” It also Might Save the Planet

There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of shovel-ready jobs around the country that can help mitigate climate change and prepare for the levels of warming already locked in.

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The Case for Nationalizing Elon Musk

When companies like SpaceX make it big, they’d be obligated to return some portion of their gains to the public infrastructure that helped them succeed, expanding the government’s capacity to facilitate more innovative development.

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