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Green New Spiel? Beto Rolls Out Climate Plan, All But Handcuffs Himself to Ocasio-Cortez By Caleb Howe Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke on Monday released the details of his climate plan, and will visit Yosemite to pitch it. His four-part policy proposal may sound familiar, but it only mentions the Green New Deal proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez once – by name anyway. O’Rourke’s plan, less catchily entitled “O’Rourke’s Bold Plan to […]

‘Democracy under attack by scientific elitists’: Philosopher Warns Against ‘The Aggrandizement Of Science’ And Submission ‘To The Authority Of Science’ By P Gosselin on 28. April 2019 Democracy under attack by scientific elitists Lately, we’ve been seeing a worrisome trend of questioning democracy’s effectiveness in fostering social progress. Too often we cynically hear “The average citizen is just too stupid to vote correctly at the ballot box” and important decisions should be done by “real experts”. Schellnhuber […]

Beto O’Rourke Unveils $5 Trillion Climate Change Agenda

Beto O’Rourke Unveils $5 Trillion Climate Change Agenda Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke unveiled his own version of the Green New Deal, calling global warming the “greatest threat we face.” The plan calls for $5 trillion over 10 years to build out renewable energy and infrastructure, affordable housing and […]