Joe Biden’s first 100 days proposal for a Civilian Climate Corps to put Americans to work revamping infrastructure and fighting climate change, is nowhere near as ambitious as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps, and nowhere near large enough for the crises we face.
Mark Paul is an assistant professor of economics and environmental studies at New College of Florida.
With a carbon tax and dividend, we can fight climate change — and reduce inequality.
Giving everyone a job is the best way to democratize the economy and give workers leverage in the workplace.
Carbon pricing is a win for everybody — except for those who profit off environmental destruction.
Federal student loans facilitate a pernicious profit motive in higher education.