All Articles on Green New Deal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks on the Green New Deal in front of the Capitol Building. News
'We Have Roughly 12 Years': Progressives Demand Urgency as Centrist Dems Push Bipartisan Incrementalism
"The resolution of the Green New Deal is the vision of what we need to accomplish in the next ten years."
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Ocasio-Cortez: Maybe Wall Street Bankers 'Not the Best Authority' on Wellbeing of People and Planet
"So maybe they aren't the best authority on prioritizing economic wellbeing of everyday people and the planet," tweeted the New York congresswoman
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For most of the 20th century, these communities could not participate equally with the white majority in direct and indirect fossil fuel consumption. (Photo:Pinterest) Views
Jim Crow in our Climate Crisis
Our extreme weather is blowback from energy systems that were designed and operated in ways that entrenched inequalities
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Transformative Climate Action Is Possible—If Polluters Stay Away
We need strong firewalls separating Big Oil and other polluters from climate policymaking
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The Green New Deal: A Strategy for a More Equal United States
How protecting our planet could help us build an economy that works for all working people
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On Paying for a Green New Deal with Modern Monetary Theory
We should perhaps not blame politicians who advocate a GND without telling us how they plan to pay for it. After all, Republican politicians have been getting elected for 40 years by promising big tax cuts without saying how they would pay for them. Still, MMT is not the solution.
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A student with her face painted participates in a climate change protest organized by 'Youth Strike 4 Climate' in London on Feb. 15. (Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA-EFE / REX) Views
Students are Striking for Action on Climate Change—a Truancy Everyone Should Applaud
Maybe, at least for a day, there’s more education to be found out in the street. Instead of studying history, it’s time to make it.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks as she and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) unveil the Green New Deal resolution. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
The Green New Deal Is Not a Choice
Please don’t let the naysayers dim our confidence in our power to step up in this do-or-die moment
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Green New Deal Tour Aims to Make 2020 a National Referendum on Visionary Energy and Economic Transformation
"The fight will be won or lost in the hearts and minds of the American people and the resolve we show to making the Green New Deal a reality."
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Some might say that the Green New Deal is too costly. It would be even more costly not to enact it. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
It’s Not Just Our Planet That Needs a Green New Deal—Our People Do Too
We stood up to our senator to save our future. Will you join us?
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