"Neoliberalism." At its root, it's the belief when national and international institutions support free trade — of goods, ideas, and capital — it'll lead to prosperity. This ideology started in the 1930s, but hit its stride in the 1970s.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., released her long-anticipated Green New Deal. Simply put, Ocasio-Cortez’s vision of a Green New Deal was a slap in the face to environmentalists who were hoping for a proposal that would fight climate disaster. Instead, we’re given a half-baked plan that ostracizes all but the most progressive lawmakers in Congress.