From Vox, David Roberts on the Green New Deal, explained. Why a Green New Deal is a great idea: It links public responsibility, ecological sanity, and economic justice at a moment of manifest political irresponsibility. John Quiggin on the Green New Deal: “The most important demand should be a reduction in working hours, with no offsetting change in wages”. We need more than solar and wind to power the Green New Deal. Stephanie Kelton, Andres Bernal, and Greg Carlock on how we can pay for a Green New Deal. Green Leftists prepare to give Democratic candidates hell. Here’s one fight the Green New Deal should avoid for now. Michael Grunwald on the trouble with the “Green New Deal”. Some of the biggest green groups have cold feet over the “Green New Deal”.


Susan L. Ross (San Jose State): Who Put the Super in Superhero? Why has China arrested award-winning photographer Lu Guang, and hundreds of other artists in Xinjiang? (and more) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 percent tax plan has American philosopher John Rawls to thank (and more and more and more and more and more). President Trump directed his attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Tower project. Impeach Donald Trump: Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals — and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it belongs. Rich Lowry: “Trump’s probably not going anywhere. Get over it”. John Bogle’s investing philosophy is still the best.

Leo Mirani on how Indians are reshaping the Internet. Check Barr’s record, not his testimony. Brad Evans interviews Saskia Sassen, author of Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy. There’s nothing wrong with open borders. The American abortion rate is at an all-time low: We have better birth control to thank. The race to understand Antarctica’s most terrifying glacier. Nikole Hannah-Jones on the persistence of segregation in American life. The shutdown is breaking government websites, one by one. The government shutdown is exposing the stupidity of government shutdowns. Welcome to the next two years in America. Waiting for a shutdown to end in disaster. Can Aristotle make America great again?

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