Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: Green New Deal

Meet the “new Koch brothers” – The hedge fund activists wrecking...

Wealthy predators are playing stock market games with companies needed to develop and produce clean technology.

Green New Deal, Part VII: No justice, no peace, it’s time...

“Many of us know police and state violence intimately; we live in or come from communities with a constant knee on its neck; one that bears no promise of letting up.”

‘I mostly listen’: Offering blueprint for democrats, Green New Deal champion...

“I don’t show up and talk about myself,” says Maxmin, who this week unseated the state’s Republican Senate Minority Leader. “I really try and listen and make sure that the voices that I hear are reflected in our campaign.”

As polls shows climate action winning issue, green campaigners mobilize for...

"Arizona, Iowa, Maine, and South Carolina could hardly be more different, but solid majorities of voters in each state support building a clean energy economy."

With planet and the future on the line, Sunrise Movement doubles...

This moment is a critical opportunity—not only to activate every young voter in swing states but also to catapult emergent Green New Deal champions running for Senate into the spotlight and secure upsets in red states.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

57 scientists denounce Biden’s claim that Sanders’ Green New Deal doesn’t...

The scientists went as far as saying the Green New Deal is necessary to "solve our climate crisis."

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

Uprisings: From climate to austerity, autumn protests engulf the world

Solving the climate crisis with ambitious policy programs like Green New Deals might help to alleviate some of the suffering caused by the austerity that is breaking the backs of working people in rich and poor countries alike.

After DNC rejects climate debate, candidates discuss Green New Deal, environmental...

Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls took to the stage in New York City Wednesday night for a climate town hall hosted by CNN. The...

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Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than people realize

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Government defends praising tar sands industry figures as COP26 ‘climate champions’

Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.

The real problem with Bill Gates and neoliberal optimism

The progressive left needs to confront the fact that plutocratic philanthropists like Gates care much more about preserving the systems that continue to multiply their wealth.

Pay a living wage or ‘flip your own damn burgers’: Progressives blast right-wing narrative...

"We do not have a shortage of willing workers in this country. We have a shortage of employers who are willing to pay workers enough to live."