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Goodbye, Green New Deal?

I found the March 27, 2020 article by Kevin Williamson in the National Review, Goodbye, Green New Deal fascinating. He writes about the many sacrifices we are being forced to make because of the Covid-19 pandemic. I had to convince … Continue reading

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How to talk about the Green New Deal at the dinner table

So you’ve just walked in the door for a holiday dinner—your cousins are arguing, the air smells like baked cinnamon, and some combo of Fox, MSNBC or ESPN is playing in the other room.  It’s the first time you’ve seen … Continue reading

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Green New Deal for Public Housing

Until now the Green New Deal was a framework to address climate change, but details/legislation hadn’t been introduced. Today, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders released their Public Housing #GreenNewDeal Act. It would: Improve housing for millions of low-income … Continue reading

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Global Green New Deal

This morning I’m writing, as I often do, more to take notes and learn about something I want to better understand. Today the subject is what a global Green New Deal might look like, stimulated by the release of the … Continue reading

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NNA and Green New Deal

One of the main reasons I wanted to attend the National Network Assembly (NNA) was to see what other organizers might be doing about the climate emergency, the Sunrise Movement, and an Indigenous Led Green New Deal (GND). As I … Continue reading

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Indigenous Led Green New Deal Public Photos

Helping bring about an Indigenous Led Green New Deal is my priority project now, for a number of reasons. I was surprised today when I did an internet search for information about that, and noticed one of my photos on … Continue reading

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Green New Deal Strategy Planning for Iowa

Last night I attended the Green New Deal Strategy Session: Fighting On Iowa’s Frontlines at Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI). I have heard good things about ICCI for years. My aunt and uncle have reported to our Quaker meeting … Continue reading

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Green New Deal Tour comes to Des Moines

Every once in a while I’ll wonder why I was led to call this blog “Quakers, social justice, and revolution”. The Quaker and social justice parts are what I often write about. I would occasionally get hints about the “revolution” … Continue reading

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Green New Deal addresses peace and justice

In the years during and after wars, including WWI, WWII, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War, Friends were concerned and involved in work for peace. But more recently with the nebulous war on terror, with military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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Green New Deal vote is back on Senate schedule

The latest news about a Senate vote on the Green New Deal, S.Res.59, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), is that a vote is planned to take place in the next few weeks. Originally there had been a … Continue reading

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