Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
"Climate change represents not only the greatest threat to our species, but one of our greatest economic opportunities."
“After decades of bombing exercises by our military resulted in severe harm to Vieques, we owe it to our fellow U.S. citizens on the island to clean up after ourselves in a safe, responsible way.”
"We can either continue to enable this president and report on the vile garbage that comes out of his mouth or we can hold him accountable."
“Today we stand in solidarity with tens of millions of people from around the world in calling for a mass mobilization of our social and economic resources."
"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."
"Chelsea is being tortured for whistleblowing, she should be released on bail, and we should ban extended solitary in the U.S."
New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shot back with a passionate defense of the Green New Deal.
The only solution, both to alleviating the underlying problem of inequality and countering the energized far right it has produced in so many places appears to be for the left to counter it with a more positive populism of its own.
“In five minutes, this freshman congresswoman just laid out a whole investigative plan for three more topics into Donald Trump’s potentially criminal activities.”