During the live stream in your Instagram Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that the exclusively farming products like cauliflower in the public gardens — “too colonialist approach to the protection of the environment“.
Congresswoman from the Bronx went to one of the community gardens of new York to demonstrate to subscribers its ongoing work and to discuss the key role of gardens in its Green New Deal. According to Ocasio-Cortez, members of ethnic communities is extremely important to have the opportunity to grow not only familiar to the rest of the Americans fruits and vegetables, but also those that remind them of home.
“I really like the idea of planting plants that serve as community reminder of its culture. — notes Congresswoman — <…> Each of the projects “New green deal” must have cultural value”.
“Some people say, “Why? It’s too difficult,” she adds — But judge for yourself. If someone says that to grow in the garden Yucca instead of, say, cauliflower “too hard”, it just fits to environmentalism from a colonialist point of view. It is because of this position of the ethnic minorities belong to some organizations for the protection of the environment is hostile — all because they behave like colonialists”.
Today, speaking on the author of the Green New Deal Congresswoman is one of the most ardent fighters for the protection of the environment in the ranks of the Democrats and does not hesitate to openly criticize party members who adhere to a more “neutral” position. In particular, she criticized Joe Biden, rumored to be developing an environmental plan which will please voters and trump supporters of the Green New Deal.
“Climate change denial may not be a “Golden mean”, — said Ocasio-Cortez.
“We have a deadline. — reminds Congresswoman tweeted — 12 years to halve the emissions. Green New Deal — a path to peace and future are worth fighting for”.
Ocasio-Cortez — against the “colonialists” in the public gardens updated: May 23, 2019 author: Anastasia Belskaya