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The Green New Deal: Less About Climate, More About Control

The Heritage Foundation explains how the Green New Deal is more about government control than environmental policy.

The C3 Take

The Green New Deal isn’t a plan to fight climate change – it’s a socialist manifesto. Through overhauls to our transportation system, labor policy, and healthcare, the Green New Deal aims to dramatically expand the government’s role in our everyday lives. This power grab will come at an incredibly high price for lower and middle-income Americans.

“One thing is clear: to meet these goals, Washington would have to force all Americans to reduce their energy consumption and/or switch to ‘green’ energy sources – and fast. And the only way to do that is to impose coercive taxes and regulations.”

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