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The Green New Deal Must Put Utilities Under Public Control

The Green New Deal presents the opportunity to reclaim public ownership of the energy sector in a way that would not only be more cost efficient and equitable but would also protect the environment by incentivizing people over profit. 

Publication date: 2019-01-31
Parent publication: In These Times
Publication URL: http://inthesetimes.com/article/21708/green-new-deal-community-ownership-electric-utilities-renewable-energy

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