Green New Deal is wholistic politics

If I had to use one word to describe “Green New Deal”, it would be:


Naomi Klein puts it this way in her intro to On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal:

This book, made up of long-form reporting, think pieces, and public talks written over the span of a decade, tracks my own attempt to probe a different set of barriers—some economic, some ideological, but others related to the deep stories about the right of certain people to dominate land and the people living closest to it, stories that underpin Western culture. The essays here return frequently to the kinds of responses that might succeed in toppling those narratives, ideologies, and economic interests, responses that weave seemingly disparate crises (economic, social, ecological, and democratic) into a common story of civilizational transformation. Today, that kind of bold vision increasingly goes under the banner of a “Green New Deal.”

(Simon & Schuster. Kindle Edition.)


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