The Case for the Green New Deal


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About the Author

Ann Pettifor is the Director of Prime (Policy Research in Macroeconomics) and a Fellow of the New Economics Foundation. She is known for her leadership of the Jubilee 2000 campaign. In 2015 she was invited onto the economic advisory board of the British Labour Party by Jeremy Corbyn. She is the author of The Real World Economic Outlook and The Coming First World Debt Crisis and in 2008 co-author of The Green New Deal. She lives in London


"Demanding drastic, even impossible change--as ... Pettifor [does]--may just be a way to ensure that something is done."
--Jonathan Ford, Financial Times

"Clear, concise, and well put ... a crash course in the economics and history of the policy bundle, as well as a roadmap to implementing it."
--Bright Green

"Concise, erudite and thought-provoking"

"This awareness-raising contribution to an important debate should expand our understanding of what's possible and encourage us to take action."
--Labour Briefing

"The Case for the Green New Deal succinctly explains what the GND is, where the idea came from, why it's necessary, and how to make it happen. As an economist and expert in monetary theory, Pettifor is uniquely well placed to describe how the GND can be funded."
--Morning Star

"What still distinguishes Pettifor's thinking about the Green New Deal is the way that it tackles not only the climate crisis but also the financial system that helped create it."
--Sierra Magazine

"Pettifor has a rare approach, both radical and intricate"
--Zoe Williams, Guardian

"The Case for the Green New Deal ... serves to inform and inspire a politics of alternatives to the otherwise forthcoming destruction of our planet."