Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fire back on House floor after Rep. Yoho...

“My mother got to see Mr. Yoho’s disrespect on the floor of this House towards me on television and I am here because I have to show my parents that I am their daughter and that they did not raise me to accept abuse from men.”

Bernie and AOC urge Trump to stop delaying disaster relief aid...

“Let us be clear: Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful.”

‘Right now is the moment to decide if you are pro-peace...

"Congress now has a moral and legal obligation to reassert its power to stop this war and protect innocent people from horrific consequences."

Harris and Ocasio-Cortez release climate equity bill to protect the most...

"Climate change represents not only the greatest threat to our species, but one of our greatest economic opportunities."

AOC and Bernie urge Senate to provide safer military cleanup for...

“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.”

Watch Congresswomen hold a press conference on the #racistpresident

"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."

Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders introduce resolution declaring the climate crisis a national...

“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."

‘Spoiler: Because Australia has universal healthcare:’ Watch Ocasio-Cortez ask pharma CEO...

"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."

The Loan Shark Prevention Act

Bernie and AOC have joined together to pass the Loan Shark Prevention Act. Could this may become a big issue in 2020?

‘Solitary confinement is torture:’ Ocasio-Cortez calls for Chelsea Manning’s release

"Chelsea is being tortured for whistleblowing, she should be released on bail, and we should ban extended solitary in the U.S."

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.