Ellen Brown: Green New Deal Might Work – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rocking….

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Ellen Brown

This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work

With what author and activist Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., appears to be forging a political pathway for solving all of the ills of society and the planet in one fell swoop. Her plan would give a House select committee “a mandate that connects the dots” between energy, transportation, housing, health care, living wages, a jobs guarantee and more.

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A network of public banks could fund the Green New Deal in the same way President Franklin Roosevelt funded the original New Deal.

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