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Green New Deal (The GND)

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Summary:

  • The same as “Leap Manifesto” and any other trendy branding
  • Green New Deal needs to prioritize social and economic wellbeing rather than just “wealth”
  • NGOs building the Green New Deal are often NDP backers
  • Organisers are holding town halls across Canada and collecting data
  • Feedback: It is at 20,000 feet - need to bring it down to earth
  • We are the Green new deal
  • Needs green organizers to run on, and must champion, the GND
  • Needs to be framed around work to transition our economy
  • Green New Deal is great marketing term
  • Holistic sustainability measures needed to drive a Green New Deal
  • New Green Deal is a concept - visionary beacon

 

  • The same as “Leap Manifesto” and any other trendy branding
  • “Green” cement (could be part of a Green New Deal-retrofit)
  • Green New Deal needs to prioritize social and economic wellbeing rather than just “wealth”
  • NGOs building the Green New Deal are often NDP backers (motivations, partisan attitudes)
  • Town halls across Canada
  • Feedback: It is at 20,000 feet — need to bring it down to earth
  • Unionized - after 2001 NDP was decimated
    • Greens 12%
    • Citizens started to organize — save our services
      • A lot of Greens showed up
      • Morphed from non-partisan to NDP machine
    • If the Greens are in there we are going to compete with the NDP for people
    • NDP have thrown their weight behind it
  • We are the Green New Deal
    • Need green organizers to run in and must champion the GND
    • The GND - Elizabeth is supporting
  • History of the GND
    • 1929 is original New Deal - about getting people back to work
    • Built the highways dams, parks
    • Fiscal responsible
    • WWll was part of the recovery
    • Social security 1935
      • Separated banks from savings
  • The GND need to be framed around work to transition our economy
  • The GND - what is it?
    • FDR’s new deal-roads/dams
    • Stimulus spending
    • Try to build for future
  • Green New Deal is great marketing term
  • Recent high school students don’t know the history of what the “New Deal” is, only taught in Canadian history
  • Need to measure the success of progress of a potential Green New Deal
    • Holistic sustainability measures need to drive a Green New Deal
  • New Green Deal concept
    • Good that it's a visionary beacon, we need this first then trails
  • May represent an overshoot of what we need
  • Sunrise Movement (in the USA)
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