Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Green New Deal

Here are the 15 House members that are backing the Green...

“We must take urgent action to end our nation’s reliance on fossil fuels and stop the damage greenhouse gases have done to our way of life.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s push for a Green New Deal is not just...

By shining a spotlight on what would normally be an internal process decision, Ocasio-Cortez has turned the Green New Deal Committee creation into a referendum on the populist progressive agenda.

The game-changing promise of a Green New Deal

Because this possibility is simply too important, and time is just too short, to allow it to be shut down by the usual forces of political inertia.

With scores dead and 1,000+ missing in California fires, new study...

"The costs of inaction greatly outweigh the costs of taking action on climate change. We can still reduce future damage and suffering if we act quickly and dramatically to reduce carbon emissions."

‘Solving our climate crisis:’ Bernie Sanders to host a national town...

"We need millions of people all over this country to stand up and demand fundamental changes in our energy policy in order to protect our kids and our grandchildren and the planet."

HAPPENING TODAY: Youth climate leaders to flood congressional offices to demand...

The movement calls for the creation of "climate plan in line with what science and justice demand."

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.