- Labor Unions Rally Behind California’s Zero-Emissions Climate Plan Pollin
- A Green New Deal Program for California Pollin
- Be Careful What Energy You Wish For Fitz
- Response to Don Fitz Pollin
- Against Overproduction Fitz
Discussion of a specific Green New Deal program for California.
Interviews conducted by C.J. Polychroniou
Interviews originally appeared in Truthout
© Truthout.org. Reprinted with permission
Robert Pollin is Distinguished University Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His recent work on this issue includes the books Greening the Global Economy and Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal (co-authored with Noam Chomsky), as well as green transformation programs for 9 U.S. states—New York, Washington, Colorado, Maine, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and California. He is currently also working with the national Green New Deal Network (https://www.greennewdealnetwork.org/) to develop and advance the national THRIVE Agenda—a program to “Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy.”
Don Fitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) has taught Environmental Psychology at Washington University and Fontbonne University in St. Louis and is on the Editorial Board of Green Social Thought where a version of this article was first published. He was the 2016 candidate of the Missouri Green Party for Governor. His book on Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution has been available since June 2020.