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Unions blast Green New Deal, ‘job losses that will surely come’

The Big Labor bosses who pull the strings in the Democrat Party are pushing back on freshmen Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, predicting the socialist overhaul would lead to catastrophic job losses for members in a variety of industries.

The 29-year-old socialist partnered with Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey to debut the plan they claim would create jobs through government run programs similar to President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. Despite endorsements from all Democratic candidates for president, details of the Green New Deal proved to be fantasy, from a total elimination of fossil fuels, planes and cars to government guaranteed jobs, college, healthcare, housing, and rebuilding every structure in America to run on “clean energy.”

Now, union officials are speaking up about what the plan would entail for members working in coal, natural gas, oil pipelines, construction, automotive, aviation, health care and other industries.

The Green New Deal offers those workers a “just transition” into a different field, Reuters reports, but Big Labor bosses aren’t buying it.

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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