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Forged in Fire: California’s Lessons for a Green New Deal

Naomi Klein The Intercept
Campt Fire flames spreading ...The Chico Green New Deal framework marries rapid decarbonization targets with calls for more affordable housing; a safe and sustainable food system; investments in “clean, 21st century” public transit; green jobs creation...and much more.

Max Fine Spent His Life Trying to Create a Better Health-Care System

Carl Ginsburg The Nation
If commitment to the public good is the measure of a person, then Max Fine’s life was one well-lived. Max William Fine, the last surviving member of JFK’s Medicare Task Force, spent the better part of a century in pursuit of health care for all.
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