Tennessee’s Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate’s Past Includes Social and Environmental Justice Causes

Tennessee U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Marquita Bradshaw is an environmental activist and former AFL-CIO organizer, according to information she posted on her campaign website.

Bradshaw got 35 percent of the vote against four lesser performing candidates in Thursday’s Democratic primary, according to the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website.

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Green New Deal Was Drafted in a Single Weekend by a Group of Millennial Staffers and Activists

by Michael Bastasch   New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s signature “Green New Deal” plan was drafted in a single weekend by a group of millennial staffers and environmental activists, according to the Democrat’s chief of staff. Draft legislative text for “Green New Deal” legislation “was written over a single December…

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Group Behind Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ Wields Influence in Washington

by Jason Hopkins   A recent profile identified several progressive institutions funding the Sunrise Movement, a nascent environmentalist organization that is quickly wielding influence in Washington, D.C. Founded in April 2017, the Sunrise Movement is a newcomer among the many green organizations that have already been established for generations. However,…

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Ocasio-Cortez, Activists Occupy Nancy Pelosi’s Office And Demand A Green New Deal

by Michael Bastash   A group of young environmental activists occupied House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office with a list of demands, including one that Democrats support what they’re calling a “Green New Deal.” Activists began their “sit in” at Pelosi’s Capitol Hill office on Tuesday morning, wearing matching t-shirts…

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