Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said she's read "all 14 little pages" of the Green New Deal resolution and is ready to debate AOC on the climate bill.
Greene said she would contact AOC about a debate over the Green New Deal after she finished "reading all 14 pages, like we agreed,"
AOC and Sen. Ed Markey's Green New Deal resolution proposes a 10-year investment in zero-carbon-emission transportation. It could cost trillions.
AOC and Bernie Sanders' Green New Deal for Public Housing Act would invest $172 billion over 10 years to improve living conditions and create jobs.
Biden officials say the infrastructure of the future depends on defeating climate change. Republicans are focused on roads and bridges.
Biden may split up a large infrastructure bill into separate legislative pieces to fulfill his economic agenda, which includes free community college.
Progressives hope provisions of the bill, which could prevent 4,200 deaths from air pollution per year, end up in Biden's infrastructure package.
The way President Joe Biden is spending money in his stimulus resembles Western European social democracies that Sen. Bernie Sanders loves.
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 […]
"The infrastructure failures in Texas are quite literally what happens when you *don't* pursue a Green New Deal," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Peter Oppenheimer â€” the chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs â€” 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 […]
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 […]
US climate activists are recruiting their counterparts in Germany in a last-ditch effort to keep Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid – and his Green New Deal – viable in 2020. The German activists pledged to make up to 10,000 calls to voters in Ohio, Florida, Arizona, and Illinois before Tuesday’s […]
Sanders released a list on Monday evening outlining how he’d pay for his largest campaign plans, ranging from Medicare for All, the Green New Deal and student debt erasure. But the released document doesn’t fully match his own estimates of how much some of his proposals could cost, including Medicare […]