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#17: The Green Big Deal

The Current Affairs panel learns about the Green New Deal, discusses the American loneliness epidemic, and share what we think is the worst example of American political amnesia.

The Panel:

Tickets for the live show on January 26th at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. are HERE.

Further reading on the Green New Deal:

Here is Kate Aranoff with a great GND explainer. Here's Eric Levitz on what type of political action will be needed to make a GND happen. Here's Robinson Meyer on why a GND is exciting. Here's Vice on why a Green New Deal could destroy the GOP once and for all.

Further reading on American loneliness:

Here's a New York Times piece on why social isolation is killing us. Here's a Wall Street Journal piece on aging alone. And here's a loneliness epidemic story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Brianna's essay about working at a suicide hotline is here. The national suicide hotline number is: 1-800-273-8255.

Miscellany:

Here's Vanessa's essay on why every American deserves a nanny state.

Tickets for the live show on January 26th at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. are HERE.

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Did we mention that tickets for the live show on January 26th at the Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. are HERE.

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