On CNN’s climate town hall last night, Joe Biden promised a return to the old status quo, Elizabeth Warren promised carrots and sticks, and Bernie Sanders promised to wrest control of the future from corporations. The clock is ticking, and the choice couldn’t be clearer.
This piece originally appeared on Informed Comment. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ breathtaking Green New Deal, with an advertised price tag of $16.3 trillion,
The 2020 presidential contender tells Mother Jones about his $16 trillion proposal to save the planet.
Others on the left have been increasingly skeptical of relying on any sort of market-based solution to tackling the climate crisis.
I have tried to hedge with Sanders but nonetheless tried to be critical of his framing of ‘revolution’ around the at best FDR-New Dealism, if that much. The result I predict will be a bust, but since I can’t quite figure his strategy (for all I know his fake talk of ‘revolution’ could trigger the real thing) I can only warn that if you use the term ‘revolution’ a note comes due at some point to deliver or else you are fart gas out of the backside of the Edouard Bernsteins. Continue reading What the blazes is Sanders’ position on anything… ??Our Revolution
U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Wednesday urged congressional leaderships not to include in a must-pass spending bill a measure that would suppress free speech rights by criminalizing boycotts of Israel.