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Green New Deal: Proposed economic stimulus program
The Green New Deal (GND) is a proposed package of United States legislation that aims to address climate change and economic inequality. The name refers back to the New Deal, a set of social and economic reforms and public works projects undertaken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression. The Green New Deal combines Roosevelt's economic approach with modern ideas such as renewable energy and resource efficiency.

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AOC to co-head Biden climate change panel [Video]

AOC to co-head Biden climate change panel

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will co-chair a climate change policy group for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, giving him a prominent liberal voice that could help..

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How Will Sanders Supporters Vote? [Video]

How Will Sanders Supporters Vote?

Last week Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden for the Presidency. Sanders implored his supporters to vote for Biden in November. Many Sanders supporters said they are not willing to vote for Biden yet...

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Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of The 2020 Presidential Race [Video]

Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of The 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. His campaign announced the decision in an email to supporters on Wednesday. His exit from the race makes Joe Biden the..

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Korea exploring ways for its own 'Green New Deal'

korea exploring ways for its own 'green new deal'
A wind farm in Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province, is seen in this 2018 photo. Korea is exploring ways for its own "Green New Deal," a project to transform the country's coal-centered industry into a..
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Progressive Ideas Remain Popular. Progressive Presidential Candidates Are Losing. Why?

In state after state, voters say they support liberal policies like single-payer health care, canceling student debt and the Green New Deal. But many are voting for Joe Biden, who has proposed largely..
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Climate change: Put a price on carbon pollution, then refund the money to consumers

Carbon tax plan has backing from Republican luminaries and is more likely to achieve common ground than the most sweeping 'Green New Deal': Our view
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EU lays out $1.1-trillion plan to support Green Deal

eu lays out $1.1-trillion plan to support green deal
BRUSSELS — The European Union plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change and to help shift $1.1 trillion in investment toward making the economy more environmentally..
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Ocasio-Cortez And Climate Change And Plagues: “Wacko” Or “Bronx Firebrand”?

ocasio-cortez and climate change and plagues: “wacko” or “bronx firebrand”?
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling It didn’t take long for Republicans to attack Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, for linking climate change with melting glaciers and the potential for new..
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Europe’s ‘Green Deal’ is a model for the rest of the world

europe’s ‘green deal’ is a model for the rest of the world
Europe has done it. The European Green Deal announced by the European Commission is the first comprehensive plan to achieve sustainable development in any major world region. As such, it becomes a..
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Europe launches 'Green Deal' as Thunberg denounces climate inaction

Europe sought to bolster the world's faltering battle against climate change on Wednesday with its "Green Deal" to slash fossil fuel dependence, while teen activist Greta Thunberg rebuked global..
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EU outlines ‘Green Deal’ to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

The European Union's new executive launched a Green Deal policy package to tackle climate change on Wednesday, trumpeting it as the bloc's “man on the moon moment” – but fossil fuel-reliant..
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Bernie Sanders unveils plan to break up telecom companies and launch universal broadband access

Sen. Bernie Sanders: "Green New Deal" would remake the economy. Under a new plan, it would also expand broadband internet through the country.
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OK Obama, It’s Time to Cancel Centrism

ok obama, it’s time to cancel centrism
As we gear up for next year’s presidential race, the only political class in the United States that may be as terrified of losing power as the Republican Party is that of centrist Democrats. Former..
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Green New Deal: AOC, Bernie Sanders team up on bill to modernize public housing

The bill's prospects appear dim given that the Senate is controlled by Republicans and most House Democrats have yet to sign on to the Green New Deal.
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Sen. Jeff Merkley says Trump is "very racist"

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley spoke to CBSN's "Red & Blue" about Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Trump's immigration policy and upcoming legislation for a Green New Deal.
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Inside the Green New Deal

Two Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey, unveiled their framework for an ambitious Green New Deal policy Thursday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Cornell..
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How Jesse Jackson's presidential campaigns paved the way for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

A new book is tracing the political history of the American left that brought us into the age of debates over Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Ryan Grim, DC bureau chief of the Intercept,..
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Jane Fonda delivers award ceremony speech in handcuffs after arrest at climate change protest

jane fonda delivers award ceremony speech in handcuffs after arrest at climate change protest
Jane Fonda accepted an award while in handcuffs after being arrested for protesting climate change. The actor was detained in Washington DC on Friday, for participating in a demonstration in favour of..
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Facebook ad policy challenged by false claim Republican Graham backs Green New Deal

A left-leaning political group is challenging Facebook's policy not to fact-check some political ads by running a spot that falsely claims Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has endorsed the Green New..
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Jane Fonda returns to civil disobedience for climate change

Inspired by the climate activism of Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, Jane Fonda says she's returned to civil disobedience in support of a Green New Deal. (Oct. 18)  
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As Debate Nears, Where Do Democratic Voters Stand on the Issues?

Polls show Democrats broadly support liberal policies like the Green New Deal and an assault weapons ban. Health care is a major concern for many.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Next Big Effort: Tackling Poverty

After the Green New Deal and Medicare for all, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is turning her attention — and that of her supporters — to poverty and housing.
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Biden questioned about fundraiser co-hosted by gas company founder

During a town hall on climate change Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden was questioned about a fundraiser for his campaign co-hosted by Andrew Goldman, by the co-founder of a natural gas..
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Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly..
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Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the..
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Bernie Sanders unleashes $16 trillion climate plan that builds on Green New Deal

The plan calls for the U.S. to install renewable energy across the economy by 2050 as well as declare climate change a national emergency.
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Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and..
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Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What?

Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence.
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Kamala Harris and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Release Climate ‘Equity’ Plan

The Democratic candidate for president and the powerful House freshman are building on the Green New Deal with a plan to prioritize low-income communities.
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Wait, 40 percent of white evangelicals support the Green New Deal?

wait, 40 percent of white evangelicals support the green new deal?
In the 2016 presidential election, 81 percent of white evangelical Christians voted to elect President Trump. But this core base of the Republican Party, despite Fox News’ efforts, is more receptive..
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House Democrats Plan an Alternative to Green New Deal

The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough.
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2020 election: Joe Biden's climate change revolution plan shows he's not moderate material

Joe Biden's climate change channeling the Green New Deal plan shows he is no moderate candidate for the 2020 presidential election.
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Climate change is our World War III. It needs a bold response

climate change is our world war iii. it needs a bold response
Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stake Advocates of the Green New Deal say there is great urgency in dealing with climate..
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