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Thea Riofrancos joins me to discuss 'A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal' a new book co-authored by Thea. We spoke about why the New Deal is the right framing for a project to avert the worst consequences of the climate crisis, why environmental victories are necessarily entwined with the struggle against inequality, and the importance to the climate movement of forging alliances across borders and through supply chains and how to achieve rapid roll out of renewable technologies without compounding environmental devastation and injustice at sites of rare earth mineral extraction.