Conservatives don’t really care about what Ocasio-Cortez is wearing. They care that she is so comfortable in her own skin.’ By Zak Cheney-Rice Fear There is an almost refreshing honesty in the right’s treatment of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rather than conjuring a fake migrant-caravan threat to scare voters or lying about protecting health-care access while gutting … Continue reading Conservatives Are Terrified of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
In a livestreamed town hall event, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez laid out the best hope yet to stave off climate disaster and transform our economy: A Green New Deal. And now it’s gaining support in Congress. The progressive stalwarts shared the stage together Monday night at a packed town hall event entitled “Solving Our Climate Crisis.” BY … Continue reading Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Push a Bold New Plan to Tackle Climate Change
by Kate Aronoff Intercept Dec 5, 2018 IT’S THE SPRING of 2043, and Gina is graduating college with the rest of her class. She had a relatively stable childhood. Her parents availed themselves of some of the year of paid family leave they were entitled to, and after that, she was dropped off at a … Continue reading With a Green New Deal, Here’s what the World Could Look Like for our Next Generation
by Naomi LaChance Truthdig Nov 30, 2018 Progressive journalist and activist Naomi Klein urged sweeping change that tackles the climate crisis, capitalism, racism and economic inequality in tandem on Friday in Burlington, Vt. If that seems challenging, add the fact that the clock is ticking and there might not be another chance. https://youtu.be/IN1YFLUmcOk “We need to have started … Continue reading Naomi Klein on the Urgency of a Green New Deal for Everyone
by ANDREW STEWART FDR Achieved the New Deal and the Green Party Advocates a Green New Deal This week, progressives nationwide are talking about a Green New Deal. While mainstream media assume insurgent Democrats came up with this plan, we beg to differ! We applaud the efforts of Democrats for finally adopting what the Global Greens began … Continue reading People are Talking About a “New Green Deal,” but What Exactly Is It?
PROTESTERS WITH THE environmental group Sunrise marched on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi’s office on Tuesday. by Ryan Grim & Briahna Gray Intercept Nov 13, 2018 The group, made up of young people pushing for urgent action on climate change, planned to send a clear message to party leadership just one week after Democrats regained control of the House. But this … Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins Sunrise environmental protest in the offices Nancy Pelosi
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's victory was a quite spectacular and significant event. I think what it points to is a split in the Democratic Party between the—roughly speaking, between the popular base and the party managers. The popular base is increasingly, essentially, social democratic, following, pursuing the—concerned with the kinds of progressive objectives that she outlined in those—in … Continue reading A Growing Split in the Democratic Party