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Bernie Sanders Calls To Seize the Means of Electricity Production

Johanna Bozuwa

Sen. Sanders held a town hall the same day he released a new climate plan, in which he declared that the days of investor-owned utilities—with their profit incentives to underinvest in the electric grid and double down on fossil fuels—have to end. He’s right: It is time for a massive public takeover of the nation’s electric grid.