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> This is all happening without the need for a government program to guarantee a job with the government for anyone who wants one as the article pitches as an essential part of the "Green New Deal".

If we're going to decarbonize the economy at a decent rate, we most likely will need to find a just solution for those whose jobs will be disappearing under them (e.g. workers in the fossil fuel industry).

See the riots in France for what happens when you give tax cuts to the rich and try to make the working classes pay for decarbonizing.

Some kind of federal job guarantee could be a way to guarantee some amount of income for displaced workers.




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