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 Anne Meador DCMG Dec 4, 2018 Washington, DC—The release this fall of several new reports on the effects of climate change has given a new sense of urgency to the climate movement. Even though some say the reports may still be too conservative in their findings, scientists finally seem to be hitting the panic … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion Convenes ‘People’s Congress’ at U.S. Capitol
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
Summary of the Green New Deal The Green New Deal is a four part program for moving America quickly out of crisis into a secure, sustainable future. Inspired by the New Deal programs that helped us out of the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Green New Deal will provide similar relief and create an … Continue reading A Green New Deal is FDR’s Legacy
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?