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Taking a Bite Out of That Pie in the Sky

People will not fight for what they do not believe is possible.   People self-select themselves out of the picture and create self-fulfilling prophecies that allow defeat to overwhelm them to the point of inertia.   The Green New Deal requires people to understand we can not only afford but can DO great things. However, that requires the answer to the “how will you pay for this?” question.   Because any thinking human …

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The Green New Deal Will Save Fossil Fuel Workers & Their Communities

  The American fossil fuel industry is a sinking ship, and its workers need to ask themselves what will come next. The industry was already deeply in debt even before the Covid-19 crisis, and the current drop in crude prices will lead to a wave of firms claiming bankruptcy. This drastic reduction of fossil fuel …

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Flint Part 2, Environmental Racism and Economic Disparities: Could the Green New Deal Have Protected the Residents of Flint?

In Flint, Part 1, we looked at what happened in Flint, Michigan, and the state government measures that highly impacted the residents. We continue now with part 2, which looks at the environmental racism and economic disparities and asks whether the Green New Deal could have protected the city.

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