If the US military were a country, its carbon emissions would rank between that of Peru and Portugal.
The lawmakers have proposed capping interest rates on consumer loans at 15%, but doing so may hurt some of the people it's aiming to protect.
Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (known as AOC), the youngest woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress, has an authentic voice that is rising in popularity.
The idea of the Green New Deal has been around for more than a decade. Why all the fuss about it now?
During the Cold War, socialism was portrayed as a gateway drug to communist orthodoxy. The crisis in Venezuela has resurrected tired old tropes about “pinks” and “useful idiots."
Democratic lawmakers have offered a number of ways to reverse decades of widening economic inequality. A tax expert gives them a closer look.
Critics complain that government debt saddles future generations with a financial burden. The critics are wrong.
Increasingly severe losses for insurers due to climate change could result in a global financial crisis.
The original New Deal caused a "great acceleration" in carbon emissions. How will a Green New Deal forge its own legacy?
The Green New Deal has shifted the debate over what to do about climate change.
By making people confront the scale of the climate challenge, the Green New Deal is a great leap forward.
Psychological phenomena like confirmation bias and the Dunning-Kruger effect make it easy for people to fall for deliberate or inadvertent lies in the news.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
The most memorable moment of the night unfolded on the Democrat benches.
The Democratic party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access and fairness.
A Green New Deal would confront both climate change and social inequality. Its prospects in the United States are uncertain, but Canada should endeavour to develop one of its own anyway.
Striking 20th-century garment workers wore their best dresses and hats to send a message that they had the right to be taken seriously and have their voices heard.