Home Tags Green New Deal

Tag: Green New Deal

Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Bernie Sanders, the independent democratic socialist senator from Vermont, has pushed the Democratic Party in a more progressive direction since 2016.

Elizabeth Warren has a colossal $30 trillion progressive agenda. Here’s a breakdown of how she plans to pay for it.

The government is projected to spend $58 trillion over the next decade. Warren's plans would increase that by half if she were elected president.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands in front of a 'Green New Deal' sign at the Women's March in January 2019.

The Green New Deal is the perfect retort to trickle-down fear-mongers: Finally, progressives have the game-changing argument that can swing a majority...

Jessyn Farrell is the senior vice president at Civic Ventures. She says the Green New Deal offers positive social, economic, and climate benefits.
US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to spend half a trillion dollars to get people to buy cars they don’t currently want. There’s a better way.

Raising the federal gas tax — which hasn't gone up since 1993 — could achieve similar goals, as could a carbon tax on vehicles at the point of sale.
A protester at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York town hall.

A protester who called for Americans to ‘eat the babies’ to fight climate change at AOC’s town hall was revealed as a member of a pr...

A far-right fringe group called the LaRouche movement announced on Twitter that it was behind the protester at Ocasio-Cortez's event.
New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got 2020 Democrats talking about climate change, but their plans to address it diverge wildly

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal brought star-power to the issue of climate change. But Democrats are still unclear on how to address it.
FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign event in West Branch, Iowa

Bernie Sanders just unveiled his ‘Green New Deal,’ and this one actually comes with details

Sanders' plan calls for the US to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050 and would invest billions in addressing climate change in developing countries.
U.S., Rep. Ryan listens as author Williamson speaks on the first night of the second 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Moderate Democrats don’t have the guts to do what it takes to beat China in a tech war

At the Democratic debates moderates talked a lot about competing with China but it was clear none of them were ready to spend the money to do it.
Sen. Bernie Sanders at night two of the Democratic debates.

Americans can’t agree on what socialism is but 20% still see it as a threat to the US

Almost 20% of likely Democratic voters are uncomfortable with socialism, suggesting Trump's political attacks may be an effective strategy.

Climate activists said the first Democratic debates failed to address the scale of the ‘crisis’

Activists are calling for a debate on climate change. The problem "requires more than just a few questions here and there," an activist said.