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AOC rips into Texas governor for blaming storm outages on the Green New Deal, saying his ‘failed leadership’ is the true ‘deadly deal’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez excoriated Texas’ governor for blaming power outages on the Green New Deal. “Here’s a reminder: Texas runs 80-90% on fossil fuels,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. Millions are without power in Texas amid a devastating winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday […]
AOC rips into Texas governor for blaming storm outages on the Green New Deal, saying his ‘failed leadership’ is the true ‘deadly deal’
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Biden gives a nod to environmental ‘activists’ but doesn’t mention Green New Deal in message commemorating Paris Agreement

President-elect Joe Biden appeared to acknowledge environmental “activists” in his statement commemorating the Paris Agreement but did not mention the Green New Deal. “We’ll listen to and engage closely with the activists, including young people, who have continued to sound the alarm and demand change from those in power,” Biden […]
Biden gives a nod to environmental ‘activists’ but doesn’t mention Green New Deal in message commemorating Paris Agreement
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Greta Thunberg trolled President Trump by recycling his previous insults against her, telling him to ‘work on his anger management problem’

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg used President Trump’s own words against him, tweeting that he should “work on his anger management problem” and should “chill” about the election. Thunberg was referring to when Trump mocked her late last year for winning Time’s Person of the Year. “So ridiculous. Donald must […]
Greta Thunberg trolled President Trump by recycling his previous insults against her, telling him to ‘work on his anger management problem’
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New York Democrat Mondaire Jones wants to bring a progressive edge to Congress

Mondaire Jones is the Democratic nominee for New York’s 17th Congressional district, located in the northern suburbs of New York City. Jones is running on a progressive platform, strongly supporting the Green New Deal, Medicare for All, and student loan debt cancelation. Reforming the judiciary – specifically the Supreme Court […]
New York Democrat Mondaire Jones wants to bring a progressive edge to Congress
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Goldman’s global stock chief says tech investors should expand beyond the usual mega-cap favourites and focus on these 3 specific areas

Peter Oppenheimer — the chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs — said in a Bloomberg interview that investors should diversify out of popular mega-cap tech names and consider three new areas within the sector: medical tech, educational tech, and environmental tech. He said that the new bull market we’re […]
Goldman’s global stock chief says tech investors should expand beyond the usual mega-cap favourites and focus on these 3 specific areas
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‘A recovery that puts people first’: A group of young Australians is demanding a government job guarantee to fight both soaring unemployment and climate change

Young people are protesting the cuts to the JobSeeker allowance, and urging the government to tackle genuine reform instead. As Australia faces health, economic and climate crises, grassroots campaigners at the Tomorrow Movement are advocating the government to implement a job guarantee. The proposal would see the government effectively hire […]
‘A recovery that puts people first’: A group of young Australians is demanding a government job guarantee to fight both soaring unemployment and climate change