Why a Green New Deal is sensible economics

Writing for the Progressive Economy Forum, Ann Pettifor argues that if we are to survive earth systems breakdown, we must begin by transforming the Treasury and removing the politicians that threaten the futures of today’s younger generations It took a child, Greta...

Greta Thunberg hits the nail on the head

This letter was in The Guardian on 24 April 2019: Greta Thunberg hits the nail on the head in calling for more support from the older generation and for the unions to get more active in tackling climate change (Activist lends support to general strike for the climate,...

Larry Elliott on the Green New Deal

From the Guardian on 23 April 2019: In 2007, Larry Elliott met a friend to discuss the financial crisis. Over the course of the evening, and several drinks, they cooked up the Green New Deal – a plan to deal with the effects of the economic crisis and the threat...