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AOC, Markey Introduce Civilian Climate Corps Bill To Revive New Deal Era Program

Just in time for earth day, Senator Ed Markey (MA) and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced their plan for a Civilian Climate Corps, aiming to employ 1.5 million Americans through various conservation projects. Based on the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Ocasio-Cortez and Markey’s bill focuses on using the corps … [continued]

Big Oil’s & Big Short’s Tesla Smears Reach Far & Wide

The goal of a serious messaging campaign is to reach as far and wide as possible, and as deeply as possible. Whereas you’d typically expect a “Big Oil” campaign to reach conservatives, Fox News viewers, and moderates easily exposed to the messaging campaign, you wouldn’t expect progressives — especially noteworthy and boundary-pushing progressives — to be sucked into the messaging campaign and even repeating the talking points. Since when do progressives and Big Oil end up on the same side of an issue?

Watch This Great Green New Deal Explainer Video From The Leap

You’ve been hearing a lot about the Green New Deal, but you’re wondering what it’s all about? You can read the full resolution here. Or, if you want a quick and chatty explainer, check out the video on the bottom of this article put together by the folks at The Leap, a climate action group, or the 20 minute MSNBC interview with Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the very bottom of this article.