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Go BIG and GO GREEN!
7th August 2021 • GREEN Organic Garden Podcast • Jackie Marie Beyer
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Go BIG And Go GREEN!

Tell your senators today! EASY Phone call.

https://www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm

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The Sunrise Movement and Elizabeth Warren among others make the case for including child care, college and crucial research in the infrastructure bill. We can move our country forward. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE call your senators and tell them GO BIG and GO GREEN and pass the trillion dollar infrastructure bill.

Check out the Sunrise Career Quiz today. We can grow the USA GDP by putting people back to work and helping moms around the country with child care. We have to include social justice infrastructure in this bill too. We can do this but not without YOUR HELP!!! Please republican, democrat, tell your senators PASS THE INFRASTRUCTURE BILL!

Mother EARTH will thank you!

Take the Sunrise Movement Careers Quiz here: https://greennewcareers.org/

Go BIG And Go GREEN!

Tell your senators today! EASY Phone call.

https://www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm

https://videopress.com/v/E4zWhD7r?preloadContent=metadata

The Sunrise Movement and Elizabeth Warren among others make the case for including child care, college and crucial research in the infrastructure bill. We can move our country forward. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE call your senators and tell them GO BIG and GO GREEN and pass the trillion dollar infrastructure bill.

Check out the Sunrise Career Quiz today. We can grow the USA GDP by putting people back to work and helping moms around the country with child care. We have to include social justice infrastructure in this bill too. We can do this but not without YOUR HELP!!! Please republican, democrat, tell your senators PASS THE INFRASTRUCTURE BILL!

Mother EARTH will thank you!

Take the Sunrise Movement Careers Quiz here: https://greennewcareers.org/

This is JackieMarie Beyer your host here to help inspire you on your journey to create, grow and enjoy a GREEN organic oasis.

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JackieMarie Beyer

So hey listeners, I just really, really, really want to encourage you to call your senators no matter what state you're in and say, Go Big, Go GREEN and pass the infrastructure bill. They need to hear from you. If you're a Democrat, they need to hear from you. If you're a Republican, they really need to hear from you. Just, it's so easy. Just pick up your phone, say Siri dial or whoever's phone. Your thing is just like, I promise you, they are not going to be mean. They're not going to be upset. It takes like 10 seconds. Call Congress, get them to pass this infrastructure bill. I've done so much reading this year.

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JackieMarie Beyer

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You know, Elizabeth Warren makes a great case for why childcare needs to be included in the infrastructure bill, because we can't, you know, so many women need childcare to help them get a decent job, to help them go to work. Especially as we're headed back into another school year with parents worried about, are my kids going to be home? Is, you know, school gonna get canceled? Am I going to have to worry about leaving my kids home alone? Who's going to watch my kids. Our growth as a nation will grow. There is evidence that proves when women enter the workforce, our overall GDP grows and just our planet is crying out.

1m 47s

JackieMarie Beyer

I cannot help, but feel that Mother Earth is sending this pandemic to give us all a slow down. And you know, so many people are gardening this year because of it. And I think that's helping and just, I really feel like she's saying, Hey, you know, look at the fires, look at the intense weather, if you're in a place where you're having bigger storms and you're having more rain, like it's so much like we're having challenges in our garden, we've never had before. Like people are struggling.

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Mike's almost ready to give up growing food because he's had so many challenges this year. It's just crazy. But the critters that are in the garden, I think a lot of it is because the woods are so dry. And I hope that, you know, I think we can be leaders. I think we can change this, but a small infrastructure bill is just not gonna cut it. And so I just got what's her name? Varshini Prakash's book. She's like the leader of the Sunrise Movement winning the GREEN New Deal. Why we must and how we can. I just got her book.

2m 55s

JackieMarie Beyer

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I've been reading Naomi Klein's On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal, I should have Jane Fonda's book here too because it is about what you can do. But the biggest thing you can do is right now, while we have a chance in Congress is call your Senators, get the Senate to pass the trillion dollar infrastructure bill, not this $550 billion dollars thing. That's not going to get us anywhere. We need the trillion dollar infrastructure bill. We will get the money back. When people go to work, when they create these GREEN jobs, one of the biggest things they talk about in the GREEN New Deal book is that if Congress, if they would pass regulations that say, you have to have solar panels on your house, the solar panel companies could put more money into hiring people instead of having to advertise.

3m 40s

JackieMarie Beyer

And that would be huge. And it's just, you know, if we can insulate houses better, if we can, you know, have GREEN, the LEED, you know, L E E D, which is like, you know, the GREEN building regulations. If we can get more places built with GREEN technology, it's coming, but we don't have time to wait. Let's use our government money. I mean, they spend huge dollars on building bombers and weapons and all these other crazy things that, you know, we can find the money. The money's there. Elizabeth Warren's got a great plan for just taxing the wealthy 2%.

4m 23s

JackieMarie Beyer

Two little percent, you know, would pay for childcare and college for. It's just amazing. If you read her book Persist, what her plan will do. You know, Kamala Harris is in there, we have the chance to do it right now. We can be leaders. We can, you know, I know you're listening to my podcast because you support GREEN New Deal. Otherwise you wouldn't be listening. Although it's funny that I do get some responses from people who are totally on the other end of the spectrum, but I really encourage you, whether you're a Republican, a Democrat, whoever you are, if you're listening, call your senators, it's so essential we get this infrastructure bill to pass.

5m 6s

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JackieMarie Beyer

That we make changes, positive changes! That we get rid of the subsidies for fossil fuels is another thing they talk about in the winning the GREEN New Deal book. So if you haven't read it yet, I just got my copy. Realized they had written a book, love the sunrise movement so much. And I'm so frustrated with Congress that we can't move forward. And they just, you know, who was a Belgian I was listening to on those the human resources podcast, the other day that I do the transcriptions for, they were talking about how they made in their country, you have to have an electric car by 2025. And the reason they were talking about it is because I guess most people in Belgium that have white collar jobs have company cars.

5m 50s

JackieMarie Beyer

And so the companies are going to have to buy these electric cars. And that's how regulation can help push businesses towards making these changes. We need these changes now! We need to get away from fossil fuels. We need to have regulation that says we're going with GREEN infrastructure. There was a great meme the other day. You know what happens when we have a solar panel spilt? What happens to when we have a wind power spill and what happens when we have an oil pipeline spill? I mean, I'm so disgusted with Joe Biden's administration. Yes. He stopped the Keystone. But what about line 3? Did you see Tara Houska that she got shot with rubber bullets trying to protect their sacred land so we can have this nasty tar sands oil go down to the Gulf of Mexico.

6m 42s

JackieMarie Beyer

So it can be exported to some other country. (https://www.democracynow.org/2021/8/4/tara_houska_line_3_pipeline_resistance) We don't need the tar sands in the United States. We should be. They more cops, just these poor women, water protectors are out there trying to protect. They just shouldn't have to waste their time doing this. They, this their land. We should not be letting Canada, you know, go through there.

7m 2s

JackieMarie Beyer

And yes, I understand that there are people that want those big paying oil infrastructure jobs, because those jobs are some of the few and far between jobs in our country right now, but we can have other better jobs. Just see it. I mean, the building that's going on in Whitefish and Kalispell, we can have GREEN building.

7m 21s

JackieMarie Beyer

I saw amazing solar panels when I went to the farmer's market in Missoula on the roofs. Like, I don't understand that why doesn't every parking lot, have a solar panel roofs. It would keep people's cars, you know, cooler in the summer. It would reduce our, why not? They have these giant instead of having these giant black parking lots. I mean, sometimes I think even if they painted them white, it would help. Why are parking lots black? It's just bringing in heat that we don't need. You know, why not cover those car places was solar panels or something. Like I just feel like, and, oh, that's another thing they talk about in the GREEN new deal book research.

8m 5s

JackieMarie Beyer

And we do not have all the answers because we're not investing in research. That was a huge thing that Franklin Delano Roosevelt did during the New Deal back after World War I or when they put in the, the new deal. You know, when they came up with Social Security, it was because they invested in research. We need to get these scientists. We need to invest in our colleges. You know, let's not have our colleges like going broke. Let's invest in our children's future. You know, the jobs of the future. Trust me as someone who's looked at job sites and career sites, like almost any website I go to the first place, I go to are careers.

8m 50s

JackieMarie Beyer

And the majority of jobs out there are for software engineers. We need kids to have, you know, strong math skills, strong science skills, lets give our teachers a raise. That's another part of the GREEN new deal. What's the other thing? Medicare for all, you know, Medicare for all is not free. You still have to pay in. It's just being into one government provider and all of us sharing instead of like all these different for-profit. I mean obviously if someone's a for profit insurance company, then they're worried about their bottom line instead of providing the best healthcare. I mean I've worked for health insurance companies. It's all about how can we not pay this claim? How can we make sure that we're only paying, you know, there is, I've talked about this before, there's a customary usual and what does it U and P - Usual Procedure.

9m 38s

JackieMarie Beyer

They have diagnosed, they have all this information like Medicare is super efficient as processing claims and if we could all break into it. So then another thing, like I saw this guy talk in New York and he was saying how he is stuck in his job because he has a heart condition and it's a pre-existing condition. I mean, it's just ridiculous. Like why is healthcare related to your job anyway? Like let's expand Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act. So everybody can have a health insurance and they can get jobs where their best, most talented they're using their expertise, instead of just being stuck in a job because that's where your health insurance is.

10m 19s

JackieMarie Beyer

What's the other one? So childcare, Medicare-for-all which yeah, we would all pay for it. It's not free Medicare. It's just like college. The three, did you know, back before the seventies, college at most public state schools was free and by, I mean we're a better society. If we have more educated people, whether it's a trade school, if you want to go learn how to be, you know, a plumber or woodworking or whatever skills, you know, solar installation, windmill installation, like what was I reading about windmills? There's like 800 something parts and most of the parts have to be made close to the windmill. Like we can create jobs.

11m 1s

JackieMarie Beyer

We can build our gross domestic product. Is that what GDP stands for? GDP. And then we'll get taxes from those people that are working. We'll get into home taxes, but they'll be getting paid better. Like it's better for our country than just some business building their bottom line and getting stock by backs on the stock market. The stock market is risky. If we don't pass the GREEN new bill, you know, we're just risking our future even more so I know you're listening. I know it's supposed to be a gardening show, but just, I just was watching on the news. And they're saying that the congresses in there just to me, I just, I know listeners, it will take you way less time than it took you to listen to me rant about this, but I've done the research and I'm telling you, childcare is essential.

11m 47s

JackieMarie Beyer

We need to, the more people we have working, the more our country grows. And don't give me this, that people want to be home on unemployment. Nobody wants to be on unemployment. Nobody wants to not have a job. If they don't like their job, they'd rather have a decent paying job where they feel like they're a productive member of society. I worked with so many parents. I've had so many jobs. I've worked with so many people that yeah, maybe they hate their job that they have right then, but they could have a job where they're, you know, participating as a member of their community. This is possible. Believe in a greater feature.

12m 27s

JackieMarie Beyer

Believe in a world of abundance. Don't believe in a world of scarcity. Don't let people make you think, oh my gosh, I'm not going to have a job. Oh my gosh. If we spend all this money, there's not going to be money. We need to protect our planet. We need to move forward. We need to come up with, you know, we need to stay on scale with the other countries that are investing in their futures. You know, we need innovation in our country. So let's invest in research and development. Let's invest in childcare for our parents. Let's pay childcare providers more or let's pay teachers more! Let's care about each other.

13m 11s

JackieMarie Beyer

Let's pay our nurses more and we can do this. If we work together, we can build a better future. We're a great country. And we have lots of money that we can put into helping each other. And the more money people make at their jobs, the more people work, the greater our country will grow. And I'm telling you, this infrastructure bill will help, but we need to go big! GO BiG, Go GREEN, call your Senator today. Call your Congressman. I think is most important. We get it passed the Senate, right? Go big, go green, pass it all. Get that money out there.

13m 51s

JackieMarie Beyer

Thanks listeners. You know, if you subscribe to the sunrise email list, they have this awesome quiz on their website. I meant to tell you guys about this. I don't know did I post it somewhere? About careers, they have show many cool careers. A lot of them would be supporting farmers. You know, we're such a huge agriculture. We need to, it's all part of like, where's that kiss the ground book too. I've been reading. Maybe that's where a lot of this information has come from the Kiss the Ground book that talks about, you know, our soil, saving our soil, changing our soil. Did you know, the dust bowl was because we tilled too much soil. You know, we need to support small scale farmers.

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14m 34s

JackieMarie Beyer

You all know, I love JM Fortier's t-shirt Small Scale Farming is Changing Our World. That's part of the infrastructure bill too also like educating farmers about no till practices and organic practices and helping them move away, move towards a GREENer feature. So if you want to, there was a great soul fire farm did a great Instagram live Instagram yesterday, talking about how, how to find land, how to speak to your elders so you can learn how to farm, how to it was Leah Penniman who wrote Farming While Black and Karen Washington who wrote the forward. Mama.

Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land

15m 15s

JackieMarie Beyer

I forget what they called her. But if you haven't read Farming While Black, it's just the best gardening book I've read this year. But again, so many great jobs for you, for your kids out there for our future, check out the GREEN New Deal website, the Sunrise Movement Careers Quiz. I mean literally the quiz I took the quiz and it nailed me. It has like 50 questions or something. It asks you a super quick, just answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. And there were some that I was like, oh, should I push this? Like if I was like, actually on the job site, I would not have necessarily pushed it. I would have pushed what I thought the job was asking me for, but I pushed and it totally nailed me.

15m 56s

JackieMarie Beyer

Of course, call me your creator in the communications market. But there are communication jobs, social media. That's the number two, one. I see all time engineering followed by social media, which amazingly, I do not have the skills to compete with a kid coming out of college with a social media degree or graphic design degree. But they, we do need those jobs. So it's not just, you know, installing solar panels. Don't think that that's the only job out there that comes out of the GREEN new deal. Again, childcare is a huge part of it. And if you read the book, it talks about how essential we need to build, or you know, how social justice is a huge part of the GREEN New Deal.

16m 39s

JackieMarie Beyer

You can't just invest in like building bridges, fixing our roads without investing in social justice, equality and childcare.

16m 51s

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