Tag: Green New Deal
"So the basic idea is, I think, completely defensible – in fact, essential."
We need system change, not business as usual.
More progressive and ecological taxation is essential to fund the ecosocialist Green New Deal for climate and economic security.
"...if we don’t get action really soon, if we let it stretch out, those are the decades that will finish the work of breaking the planet. It’s why the urgency of something like the Green New Deal is so crucial."
As the threat of climate change increasingly becomes the deadly reality, we cannot afford to leave survival to the right-wing or racist survivalists.
"This is about our lives, and this should not be partisan. Science should not be partisan."
We need strong firewalls separating Big Oil and other polluters from climate policy making.
A network of public banks including a central bank operated as a public utility could similarly fund a U.S. Green New Deal – without raising taxes, driving up the federal debt, or inflating prices.
The youth-led movement builds on the momentum of the increasingly Black and Brown leadership behind the Green New Deal.