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Highlighted Article: The Case for a Coercive Green New Deal?

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Aug 22, 2019  at  at 6:00 AM
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Climate Change

From: American Institute for Economic Research

By: Richard M. Ebeling

Date: August 6, 2019

 

The Case for a Coercive Green New Deal?

 

"Social and economic crises, real and imagined, often seem to bring out the most wrongheaded thinking in matters of government policy. Following the 2008 financial crisis and with the fear of “global warming,” there has been a revival in the case for “democratic” socialism. But now its proponents are “out of the closet” with a clear cut and explicit call for forcefully imposed, authoritarian central planning of the world.

John Feffer is affiliated with the Washington, D.C.–based Institute for Policy Studies, a “progressive” think tank that has never seen a government command or control, regulation or redistribution that they seemingly have not liked – as long as it reflects their version of preferred social engineering compared to anyone else’s, of course. He has ..."

 

The Case for a Coercive Green New Deal?