Planning the Inaugural Eco Vista Green New Deal
Sociology 134EC: Earth in Crisis
Part One: The Many Green New Deals
Each of the following represents a distinct version of the Green New Deal.
Part Two: Eco Vista Inaugural Popular Assembly for a Green New Deal
Opening and Deliberations of the Popular Assembly
This will feature opening remarks, followed by structured discussion, debate, deliberation, and brainstorming about what would/should be the best features of an Eco Vista Green New Deal.
Recommendations and Decisions of the Eco Vista Inaugural Popular Assembly for a Green New Deal
In this session, we will attempt to make recommendations and, if possible, some collective decisions for the drafting of the principles of an Eco Vista Green New Deal.
Some Key Materials on the Green New Deal
Text of the Resolution (February 5, 2019), https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/109/text
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Naomi Klein video on the Future [7 minutes, 2019], https://theintercept.com/2019/04/17/green-new-deal-short-film-alexandria-ocasio-cortez/
Naomi Klein, “Movements will make, or break, the Green New Deal,” pp. 259-271 in On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2019)
Naomi Klein, “Epilogue: The Capsule Case for the Green New Deal,” pp. 280-291 in On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2019)
Peter Hudis, “The Green New Deal: Realistic Proposal or Fantasy?” (May 26, 2019), https://newpol.org/the-green-new-deal-realistic-proposal-or-fantasy/