Green New Deal: Research, Proposals, Programs, Resolutions, Commentary

The Federal Job Guarantee is intrinsic to both the description of how monetary operations might work and the proposed Green New Deal. See more here.

Research, Proposals, Programs and Resolutions

Green New Deal 09.13.2019 (IRVINE AUDITORIUM) from Weitzman School of Design on Vimeo.

(10:27:51)
PROGRAM
27:20 | Welcome and Opening Remarks from Wendell Pritchett, Penn Provost
36:34 | Beyond Hagiography—Mining the New Deal Legacy
Featuring Jen Light (MIT) Nancy Levinson (Places) Nicholas Pevzner (Penn) Raj Patel (Texas) Mary Annaise Heglar. Moderators Karen M’Closkey (Penn) Francesca Ammon (Penn)
4:16:23 | Radicalizing Pragmatism—The Nuts and Bolts of a Green New Deal
Featuring Rhiana Gunn-Wright (New Consensus) David Roberts (Vox) Leah Stokes (UCSB) Kerene Tayloe, Esq (WE-ACT) Moderators Allison Lassiter (Penn) Ellen Neises (Penn)
6:10:08 | Building Power—Bold Visions for a Green New Deal
Featuring Kate Aronoff (Type Media Center) Kate Orff (Columbia) Varshini Prakash (Sunrise) Stephanie Kelton (Stony Brook) Peggy Deamer (Yale/The Architecture Lobby) Moderators Daniel Aldana Cohen (Penn) Billy Fleming (Penn)
8:33:45 | Tools and Advocacy for Change
9:03:45 | Designing a Green New Deal
Featuring Jane McAlevey in conversation with Naomi Klein and Julian Noisecat

Dissecting the Green New Deal• During what’s likely the largest climate event ever held at Penn, leaders in a range of fields discussed the practicalities and implications of the resolution introduced into Congress in February aimed at stemming climate change.
— Michele W. Berger (@MicheleWBerger), Penn Today, Science & Technology, Sept 16, 2019

Green New Deal for Europe “First attempt at a political response to climate change that is on the same scale as the problem itself” — Bill McKibben


— Simon Metcalf for @SunriseBoston, Andres Bernal @andresintheory, Stephanie Kelton @StephanieKelton, Rohan Grey @rohangrey, Sara Nelson @FlyingWithSara, Pavlina Tcherneva @ptcherneva, Fadel Kaboub @FadhelKaboub, Scott Fulwiler @stf18, Nathan Tankus @NathanTankus, Kate Aronoff @KateAronoff, Robert Hockett @rch371.
May 24, 2019 (unedited) Modern Money NetworkProgram here

A GREEN NEW DEAL • A progressive vision for environmental sustainability and economic stability
— Greg Carlock (@gregorytcarlock), Emily Mangan, Sean McElwee (@SeanMcElwee) Data for Progress(@dataprogress), Sept 2018

House Resolution 109
H.RES.109 Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
— Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) Feb 7, 2019

Green Jobs: Public Service Employment and Environmental Sustainability
— Matthew Forstater, (@MattyBram) 2006

Completing the Roosevelt Revolution: Why the Time for a Federal Job Guarantee Has Come
— by Pavlina Tcherneva (@PTcherneva, @GISP_Tweets) 2015

Full Employment and Environmental Sustainability
— Matthew Forstater (@MattyBram) 2001

Federally Funded, Locally Organized: An Affordable Job Guarantee Program
— Will Fogarty, 2015

Green New Deal Video Series from Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity
Ep 1: Overview
(5:48);
Ep 2: Overview of Green Job Guarantee
(5:39);
Ep 3: Ecological Tax Reform + Functional Finance
(approach to managing federal budgets) (4:38);
Ep 4: Green Provisioning and transforming the structure of the economy
.(8:12)
— Matthew Forstater (@MattyBram, @GISP_Tweets)

The Response

—2019—

This economist debunked all the right-wing talking points about the Green New Deal
— Matthew Rozsa (@MatthewRozsa) Salon (@Salon), Sept 2, 2019

Why do we fight fires like it’s still 1969? (with Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz)
— Hilary Franz @hilaryfranz, Nick Hanauer @NickHanauer Pitchfork Economics, May 17, 2019

The Green New Deal Doesn’t Go Far Enough. Here’s Why
— Peter Fiekowsky (@pfiekowsky) Live Science (@LiveScience), May 16, 2019

The Guardian view on a Green New Deal: we need it now • Policymakers ought not wait for economic theory to catch up with the environmental crisis
— Editorial Board, The Guardian (@guardian) May 12, 2019

Our obsession with growth is ruining the planet. A Green New Deal can save us • If we want to head off mass extinction, we should grasp this once-in-a-species chance to throw out the old rules completely
— Kate Aronoff (@Kate Aronoff), The Guardian, May 10, 2019

A Green New Deal Must Prioritize Regenerative Agriculture • Regenerative farming has the potential to heal our planet by creating a massive carbon sink.
— Curt Ries (@Curt_Ries), Truthout (@TruthOut), May 9, 2019

Fact: AOC’s Plan For Climate Change Costs Much, Much Less Than The Republican Party Plan
— Howie Klein (@downwithtyranny) Down With Tyranny May 4, 2019

The Green New Deal Costs Less Than Doing Nothing
Republicans keep saying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s plan is too expensive. But their own plan—to ignore the climate crisis—is even more so.
— Dave Levitan The New Republic May 3, 2019

#GreenNewDeal A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
A film narrated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC), illustrated by Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple).The Intercept (@TheIntercept), April 17, 2019 (07:35)

Money on the Left • Imagining the Green New Deal w/ AOC advisor Robert Hockett
— Robert Hockett (@RCH371) talks with hosts Scott Ferguson (@Videotroph), William Saas (@billysaas) and Max Seijo (@MaxSeijo) Modern Money Network Humanities Division April 17, 2019 Note: see all Money on the Left podcast titles here.

The MMT Podcast: #14 Andrés Bernal: The Green New Deal
— Andrés Bernal (@andresintheory) talks with Patricia Pino (@PatriciaNPino) and Christian Reilly (@christreilly) via REKNR (@reknrmag). March 28, 2019 (01:35:22)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Breaks Down What the Green New Deal Really Is
— Late Nite with Seth Myers (@LateNightSeth), March 22, 2019

How Much Will the ‘Green New Deal’ Cost?
Jessica McDonald (@jjmcdona), FactCheck.org (@factcheckdotorg) March 15, 2019

The Green New Deal Progressives Really Are Coming for Your Beef
— Katia Dmitrieva (@katiadmi) Bloomberg (@bpolitics) March 13, 2019

How to Tell When Deficit Spending Crosses a Line • The U.S. can afford a $350 billion job-guarantee program. But if you tie that to a Green New Deal, then all bets are off.
— Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), BloombergOpinion (@bopinion), March 7, 2019

The Green New Deal Needs WWII-Scale Ambition • We can end global warming pollution and build a just, green economy in ten years with a budget of $50 trillion a year.
— Brad Johnson Jacobin March 3, 2019

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee • How a GND can fight the climate crisis and promote economic stability for American (video & transcript)
Dharna Noor (@dharnanoor), Pavlina Tcherneva (@PTcherneva), The Real News Network (@TheRealNews), Feb 20, 2019

The Green New Deal and Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)
— Justin Bowles (@riskwellbeing), Risk and Well Being (@riskwellbeing), Feb 8, 2019

What Is Modern Monetary Theory and Why Is It So Important to the Green New Deal?
— Jacob Weindling (@Jakeweindling), Paste Magazine (@pastemagazine), Feb 8, 2019

The Story Behind the Green New Deal’s Meteoric Rise • How twelve young activists forced a bold idea into the mainstream of the Democratic Party
— Sam Adler-Bell (@SamAdlerBell), The New Republic (@NewRepublic), Feb 6, 2019

The Green New Deal: How We Will Pay for It Isn’t ‘a Thing’ – and Inflation Isn’t Either
— Robert Hockett (@rch371), Forbes, Jan 19, 2019

—2018—

The Green New Deal, explained • An insurgent movement is pushing Democrats to back an ambitious climate change solution.
— By David Roberts (@drvox), Vox (@Vox), Dec 26, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez: If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump’s Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs?
— Jessica Corbett (@corbett_jessica), Common Dreams (@CommonDreams), Dec 21, 2018

The Job Guarantee is more than a Green New Deal job creation policy
— Bill Mitchell (@BillyBlog), Bill Mitchell – Modern Monetary Theory: Macroeconomic research, teaching and advocacy Dec 17, 2018

Why America Can’t Afford to go Without a Green New Deal Dec 12, 2018

Why America Can’t Afford to go Without a Green New Deal
— Thom Hartmann (@Thom_Hartmann) talks with Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), Dec 11,2018 (11:54) Cross posted to Ring of Fire

Canada needs its own Green New Deal Cross posted Dec 11, 2018 in The National Post
— D.T. Cochrane (@DTCochrane) The Conversation (@ConversationCA), Dec 10, 2018

The Democratic Party Wants to Make Climate Policy Exciting
— Robinson Meyer (@yayitsrob), The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic), Dec 5, 2018

With a Green New Deal, Here’s What the World Could Look Like for the Next Generation
— Kate Aronoff (@Kate Aronoff), The Intercept, (@theintercept) ‏ Dec 5, 2018

We Can Pay For A Green New Deal
— Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), Andres Bernal (@andresintheory), and Greg Carlock (@gregorytcarlock) HuffPost (@HuffPost), Nov 30, 2018

— Fadhel Kaboub – Financing the War on Climate Change The Power of Financial Sovereignty. Real Progressive April 16, 2018 (51:01)

—2014—

Yanis Varoufakis: Think Big, Think Bold – A Green New Deal
— Yanis Varoufakis (@yanisvaroufakis) Naked Capitalism March 26, 2014

—2006—

Green Jobs: Public Service Employment and Environmental Sustainability
— Mathew Forstater (@MattyBram), Challenge, July/Aug 2006