Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

‘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."

‘Tell that to the families in Flint:’ AOC demolishes GOP claim...

New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shot back with a passionate defense of the Green New Deal.

The ‘scarcity mindset’ and the growing risks of inequality

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.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grills Michael Cohen, laying out plan to probe...

“In five minutes, this freshman congresswoman just laid out a whole investigative plan for three more topics into Donald Trump’s potentially criminal activities.”

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New...

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Answering the attacks on the Green New Deal

But now it seems that someone in Congress is listening. The Green New Deal is America’s last best chance to get it right.

Ocasio-Cortez & Markey unveil sweeping “Green New Deal” to radically shift...

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seemed to mock the proposal on Wednesday, referring to it as a “green dream, or whatever they call it.”

Ocasio-Cortez and Markey introduce anticipated joint resolutions on Green New Deal

"We are going to transition this country into the future and we are not going to be dragged behind by our past.”

America is already socialist, and that’s a good thing

AOC and her colleagues – not Donald Trump and old, white Republican politicians – represent the future.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.