AOC’s Green New Deal Starts Strong
Since she took office in November, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said she’ll make a Green New Deal a priority. The GND quickly lifted off, scoring huge numbers in polls. It sounded good, but what did it mean?
This morning, AOC and Massachusetts senator Ed Markey released a much-anticipated proposed resolution outlining what they have in mind. It was a pleasant surprise: bolder and better than anything that’s ever been on the table.
The starkest evidence that AOC gets it like no one before, and that mass mobilization outside the Democratic Party is necessary to make it happen?