American Jobs Plan

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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Bill Resnick and Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for President in the last election, discuss the Biden administration’s proposed American Jobs Plan. Announced with great fanfare at a cost of $2 trillion plus, the annual outlay would actually represent less than one-third of the U.S. military budget and is designed to fund the wish list of the U.S. corporate apparatus, such as “advanced “ nuclear power, “clean” coal, and the “smart” continent-spanning grid that will enable investor-owned utilities to preserve their domination. Still Biden’s plan is just a negotiating position, and there is a chance that significant resources could be devoted to genuine zero-greenhouse-gas model cities.

 

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