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Green New Deal news and analysis from The Nation
April 7, 2021
Progressive Democrats Face Resistance on Infrastructure
The party is split between a stubborn establishment and what some activists see as its overly conciliatory left flank.
February 24, 2021
Journalists and the Looming Superstorm of Climate Disinformation
With climate action on the table, disinformation is poised to get louder. What should journalists do about it?
February 22, 2021
We Need a Civilian Conservation Corps
We need knowledgeable, passionate stewards of our public lands, but most people can’t afford to pursue a career in conservation. So let’s create the jobs.
February 18, 2021
While Texans Freeze, Governor Greg Abbott Lies About the Green New Deal
Republican politicians try—and fail—to deflect blame with outrageous spin.
February 16, 2021
How a Climate-Justice Champion Won Office in Rural, Working-Class Maine
State Senator Chloe Maxmin, a progressive activist who unseated the GOP minority leader in November, talks about social-movement organizing.
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February 12, 2021
Come Dream With Me: Environmental Justice, Colorized, 2021
Because my generation’s dreams cannot be deferred or denied any longer.
January 4, 2021
Biden Should Establish an Office of Climate Mobilization
He needs to act with the same urgency that inspired FDR to create the Office of War Mobilization during World War II.
November 11, 2020
The Fall of Trump Propels the Climate Story Into a Decisive New Era
Humanity dodged a bullet, but journalists need to explore why half of the electorate voted not to.
November 11, 2020
Democratic Voters Want More Than the Status Quo
The 2020 election results reinforce the imperative of the left’s agenda.
Robert L. Borosage
November 10, 2020
How Biden Could Use the Presidential Bully Pulpit to Drive Climate Action
According to a Fox News exit poll on election night, 70 percent of voters support increased government spending on green and renewable energy.