In his just released Green New Deal proposal, Bernie Sanders brings the kind of bold, large-scale plans as well as the moral fury we need — not just to save the planet, but to create a just and equitable world.
Thea Riofrancos is an assistant professor of political science at Providence College.
A radical Green New Deal would open up enormous possibilities for human flourishing — and allow us to reclaim the language of freedom from the Right.
How quickly, how intensely, and how democratically we decarbonize will be the economic story of the century — only a Green New Deal can save us from climate apocalypse.
To confront climate change, we need to democratize, decarbonize, and decommodify our energy resources.
In Ecuador, the Left is torn between urgent development needs and the costs of natural resource extraction.
Ecuador’s natural resources have both fueled reductions in inequality and obscured the need for deeper transformation.