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Green New Deal: Proposed economic stimulus program
The Green New Deal (GND) is a proposed package of United States legislation that aims to address climate change and economic inequality. The name refers to the New Deal, a set of social and economic reforms and public works projects undertaken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression. The Green New Deal combines Roosevelt's economic approach with modern ideas such as renewable energy and resource efficiency.


Iowa pig farmer looks to Sanders to save farming [Video]

Iowa pig farmer looks to Sanders to save farming

Iowan Chris Petersen may be surrounded by a sea of red but he plans to vote blue on Monday, believing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is the best hope to save family farms like his. Conway G. Gittens..

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