There is a sustained and luminous arc that stretches from the corridors of Schumacher College to the city of Burlington, Vermont. It is not just a meteorological arc. It is an economic and political arc too. It is the Green New Deal, whose seeds were sown at a gathering convened by Satish Kumar at Schumacher College in November 2007. The ever-branching tree that emerged from that event is now firmly rooted in the campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. He was a candidate for the presidency of the United States of America, and the Green New Deal is at the heart of his offering to the American ...


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