Green New Deal

Steve Morse, Labor Notes, July 28, 2020
Green Bans demonstration

Imagine a building trades union that broke new ground in the 1970s in its support for environmentalism, community preservation, and women, and in its opposition to racism, even as it fought hard for all its members. Imagine a union that determined what got built, based on community interests rather than profit and greed.

Mark Paul, Carla Skandier, and Rory Renzy, The Next System Project, June 22, 2020
Out of time oil well

The authors have published the report "Out of Time: The case for nationalizing the fossil fuel industry," available in PDF format by clicking here.

Jeff Cohen, Common Dreams, June 19, 2020
Capitalism Kills
If you’ve been watching mainstream TV news programs lately, you’ve probably noticed that a number of corporate journalists—prodded by the marvelous protests against police violence—seem to have learned a new phrase, which they invoke regularly: “systemic racism.”
 
That’s an improvement from a dozen years ago, when some in establishment media were hailing our society as "post-racial" because of the election of President Obama.
 
Naomi Klein, Dissent, May 18, 2020
Green New Deal protest march - Sunrise Movement

The Green New Deal will need to be subject to constant vigilance and pressure—from experts who understand exactly what it will take, and from social movements that have decades of experience bearing the brunt of false climate solutions.

Team, System Change Not Climate Change, April 22, 2020
Earth Day to May Day

We encourage you to participate in Earth Day events/actions -- and to share this info with relatives, friends, neighbors, youth, parents, grandparents, etc. 

Ted Franklin, System Change Not Climate Change, March 30, 2020
Grand Lake Theater Oakland Marqee

“Let the virus not infect our souls,” pleaded the message on the church sign in my neighborhood. 

Joanna Bozuwa, J Mijin Cha, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Billy Fleming, Jim Goodwin, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Daniel M Kammen, Julian Brave NoiseCat, Mark Paul, Raj Patel, Thea Riofrancos, Medium, March 24, 2020
Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, March 10, 2020
Demonstrators at Joe Biden rally the night before Michigan primary - Credit Fox2 Detroit

Biden's attempt to take undeserved credit for the Paris Agreement only scratches the surface of his questionable decisions as vice president.

 

Daniel Denver, The Dig, January 15, 2020
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Daniel Denver of The Dig interviews Thea Riofrancos and Daniel Aldana Cohen, co-authors with Kate Aronoff and Alyssa Battistoni of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal.

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