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Who Can Afford a Green New Deal? We Can!

Let’s drop the false narrative of "unaffordability."

Once seeing the Green New Deal not as a choice but an investment in life itself, funding streams appear that were before invisible—many wielding the power to make our economy fairer, too. (Photo: @skenigsberg/Twitter)

Originally published on Common Dreams, June 28, 2019

Despite ridicule by Republican leaders, calls for a Green New Deal resonate with 80 percent of Americans. Building on the vision laid out by Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Ed Markey, now Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren have weighed in with their versions.

Americans love the idea of taking on the climate crisis, but