The Green New Deal: A Strategy For A More Equal United States

By Jeremy Brecher, -

The Green New Deal often gets portrayed as simply a program for climate protection. But the Green New Deal — as proposed in a new congressional resolution from Representative Alexandra [...]

Funding The Green New Deal Without Raising Taxes And Creating Massive Debt

By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt -

The US Green New Deal envisions funding with “a combination of the Federal Reserve [and] a new public bank or system of regional and specialized public banks,” which could include banks owned [...]

The English Diggers, The “Commons,” And The Green New Deal

By Ed Simon, -

In April of 1649 a group of radicals, some veterans of the recent English civil wars, occupied a bit of common grass on a plot known as St. George’s Hill in Surrey and they began to grow [...]

The Keys To The Sunrise Movement’s Momentum? A Bold Idea, A Visionary Narrative, And Organising Best Practices

By Climate Advocacy Lab, -

Over the last year and a half, the Sunrise Movement and its allies have promoted an energy infrastructure plan known as the Green New Deal so effectively in the US that the policy now features on [...]

The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

By Jeremy Brecher, Labor Network for Sustainability -

Global warming has rightly been called history’s “greatest market failure.” Correcting it cannot be left to the market. The GND will need bold economic planning, industrial policies, and public [...]

Youth Climate Activists Demanding Green New Deal Arrested For Sit-In At #OilMoneyMitch McConnell’s Office

By Jessica Corbett, -

"We're here to warn him and all senators: if you refuse to back the Green New Deal, young people will remember next time you ask for our votes." Hundreds of Kentucky high school students and [...]

Turning The Green New Deal From Impossible To Inevitable

By James Brewer Stewart, History Network -

If you are sneering at advocates of the Green New Deal as impractical dreamers, misguided fanatics or headline seeking demagogues here is a lesson from our nation’s past that should make you [...]

“It’s Eco-Socialism Or Death”

By Kali Akuno,   -

The Green New Deal (GND) is now part of the national conversation. But for decades, social movements have been doing the on-the-ground work to resist fossil capitalism and envision a different [...]

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts - economic insecurity, [...]

How Militarization Impedes The Green New Deal

By Cameron Orr, People's World. -

Fighting for a Green New Deal in the United States will require uniting all popular forces against the main barriers to social and ecological progress. The Sunrise Movement, which has brought [...]

Green New Deal & Housing: 10 Million Homes In Ten Years

By Daniel Aldana Cohen, -

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ran in her primary against incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley, she had the Green New Deal on her website. But her big talking points were housing costs, gentrification, [...]

A Positive Vision For What The Green New Deal Could Be

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

We interviewed Dahr Jamail about his new book, "The End of Ice," for our podcast, Clearing the FOG, this week. It will be available Monday. Jamail describes the grim reality of human-caused [...]

Sunrise Movement Kicks Off Green New Deal Week Of Action

By Jake Johnson, -

With more than 400 watch parties nationwide and over 2000 people RVSP'd as of this writing, Sunrise said the webinar livestream "is shaping up to be the biggest coordinated event" in the [...]

The Green New Deal Must Put Utilities Under Public Control

By Jackson Koeppel, Johanna Bozuwa and Liz Veazey, -

Highland Park, Mich., is a small, majority-black community of three square miles, nestled in the center of Detroit, with some of the highest poverty and unemployment rates in the country. It’s [...]

Democrats Killed The Green New Deal

By Rob Urie, -

Environmental activists received a reality check when newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives pushed aside demands for an environmental economic transition program— a Green [...]

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