The Sunrise Movement deserves enormous credit for putting the Green New Deal on the national political agenda. But the organization seems to have hit a wall as of late. It may be time for Sunrise to pursue a new direction in its tactics.
Sam Zacher is a PhD candidate in political science at Yale University, coeditor of the Trouble magazine, and organizes with Sunrise New Haven.
A Green New Deal can’t just move us towards ecological sustainability — it also has to democratize the entire economy by expanding worker ownership.