Category: politics

What You Need to Know about the Promising New Think Tank Behind the Green New Deal

New Consensus is based on the belief that the obstacles to climate reform are not technical. They are political. The old neoliberal, “Washington Consensus” that led to incrementalism has centered around the pro-business, pro-Wall Street mindset of the political elite. The neoliberal bubble inside the beltway directs the “economics, government, technology, labor and business” priorities that often stand in the way of fixing systemic problems exacerbated by climate change.

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