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Is the Green New Deal a Leftist Fantasy?

Is the Green New Deal a Leftist Fantasy?

Update: 2019-02-1416
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Is the Green New Deal a symbol of the future of the Democratic Party, or is it just socialism disguised as climate reform? Ross Douthat and Michelle Goldberg are joined by Times editorial board member Michelle Cottle to debate the new initiative and its viability in Congress.

Then, David Leonhardt asks fellow columnist Roger Cohen and Steve Hilton, the former adviser to David Cameron, what should be done about Brexit.

For background reading on this episode, visit: nytimes.com/theargument

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Jason Huntley

Yeah, the GND is definitely a Leftist fantasy. It wasn't just a mission statement or proposed goal, but it was a plan that was taken seriously by many Dems. There's no serious plan about how any of this would be implemented.

Feb 22nd
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Alex Mercedes

thanks for the introduction to Michelle G! what a rich, on point, intelligent conversation on the GND. excellent program.

Feb 18th
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Is the Green New Deal a Leftist Fantasy?

Is the Green New Deal a Leftist Fantasy?