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Green New Deal

 
With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few potential solutions. Guest Bill Nye the Science Guy literally torches complacency about global warming.

The Green New Deal: A Strategy for a More Equal United States

Jeremy Brecher Inequality
Mobilizing to protect our planet could help us build an economy that works for all working people. The resolution calls for “a new national, social, industrial, and economic mobilization on a scale not seen since World War II and the New Deal era.”

Around the Globe, 1.4 Million Climate Strikers Raise a Single Demand

Libby Rainey The Indypendent
Young people across the U.S. and globally walked out of school Friday in an international strike for climate action — reportedly the largest protest against global warming in human history. An estimated 1.4 million people in 123 countries took part.

From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal

Joseph E. Stiglitz Project Syndicate
The grassroots movement behind the Green New Deal offers a ray of hope to the badly battered establishment: they should embrace it - make it part of the progressive agenda. We need something positive to save us from ugly wave of populism, nativism...
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