"But it was Greta Thunberg, this little Swedish girl holding her sign every Friday in front of the Swedish parliament--that's why I've chosen Friday, too--and all the student strikers all over the world who have really risked a lot and given up a lot in order to say, wake up old people, how come you're not standing with us?" said Ms. Fonda.
"Change is coming by design or by disaster," Ms. Fonda said. "A Green New Deal that transitions off fossil fuels provides the design. They say it's not realistic, that it's socialism. That's what they said about Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, and we got Social Security and a middle class."