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AOC's Green New Deal reintroduced as she claims ‘trampling of indigenous rights' & ‘racial justice' are causes of climate change

28 days ago   |   By RT

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has left critics scratching their heads after citing the “trampling of indigenous rights” and “racial justice” as causes of climate change.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey reintroduced the Green New Deal on Tuesday, a redux of the same resolution introduced in 2019 that was quickly used by Republicans to paint Democrats like Ocasio-Cortez as extremist and socialist in their views.
The Green New Deal calls for the decarbonization of the US economy, as well as free higher education for every American, among many other proposals. The reintroduced...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Trampling' of Indigenous Rights, Racial Justice Are Causes of Climate Change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Trampling' of Indigenous Rights, Racial Justice Are Causes of Climate Change

28 days ago   |   By Newsweek

"The climate crisis is a crisis born of injustice, and it is a crisis born of the pursuit of profit at any and all human and ecological cost," the New York Democrat said.
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House passes Asian hate crimes bill, awaits Biden's signature

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