• What’s Happening With BBB

    Full disclosure: I am just as confused as you. Let’s start with some context on Build Back Better (BBB) and untangle this legislative mess together. If you’re caught up on Twitter and know what’s up, skip ahead. In January 2021, a Democratic trifecta rose from a hard-fought election. We got an outright majority in the…

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  • The Civilian Climate Corps (CCC), Explained

    What is the Civilian Climate Corps? The Civilian Climate Corps is a visionary policy that would create a government jobs program putting a new generation of Americans to work combatting the climate crisis.  More specifically, it’s a program organized through the Department of the Interior and Agriculture and aims to “conserve and restore public lands…

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  • Averting Climate Change: Lessons from the New Deal

    If you’re like most young people, 2020 has felt like a complete and unmitigated disaster. It’s been the year so bad that a fleet of murder hornets appeared, then disappeared somehow, without any of us noticing. We’ve spent most of the year trapped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Trapped in isolation within our homes, trying to…

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