Robert C. Hockett

Robert C. Hockett is Edward Cornell Professor of Law at Cornell University, a fellow at the Century Foundation and senior counsel at Westwood Capital Holdings, LLC. He has been an official surrogate for the Sanders campaign.

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The Green New Deal will be funded as all other ambitious American projects through history have been, from national development through war efforts to tax cuts.(Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, February 07, 2019
The Green New Deal Is What our Planet Has Been Waiting For
Since she took office in January, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ’s (D-N.Y.) Green New Deal initiative has generated much popular excitement. It's no surprise since it is the single most ambitious and potentially transformative national project since Franklin Roosevelt’s original New Deal and World...
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Thursday, June 09, 2016
Why Sanders Must Continue His Campaign
With former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton now having finally won enough pledged delegates to sew up the Democratic nomination for president, the months-long calls for Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) to abandon his campaign have finally ceased being senseless. This is not, however, to say that they...
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