Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Ocasio-Cortez: If US has $5.7 billion for Trump’s border wall, what...

"And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall," says the incoming congresswoman. "But notice how no one's asking the GOP how they're paying for it."

‘Turns out,’ says Ocasio-Cortez, ‘everyday people like it when we fight...

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrated the simple political concept that when you push for policies that are good for a majority of people, a majority of people like it.

‘Lobbyists are here. Goldman Sachs is here. Where’s labor? Activists?’ Tlaib...

"Democratic leadership signs off on these events. The new class isn't having it."

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing a bold new plan...

For the first time in recent memory, there is a growing clarion call for a response that goes beyond the limits imposed by our economic system.

Sanders goes to the people for climate solutions as corporate media...

"If we do not get our act together, I worry about the planet that we will be leaving... The grassroots of this country has got to stand up."

Here are the 15 House members that are backing the Green...

“We must take urgent action to end our nation’s reliance on fossil fuels and stop the damage greenhouse gases have done to our way of life.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s push for a Green New Deal is not just...

By shining a spotlight on what would normally be an internal process decision, Ocasio-Cortez has turned the Green New Deal Committee creation into a referendum on the populist progressive agenda.

Pro-environment groups spent millions on ‘green’ midterm candidates

Aside from the midterms, organizations are also funding pro-environment lobbying efforts. So far in 2018, $13.2 million has been spent for lobbying on environmental issues.

HAPPENING TODAY: Youth climate leaders to flood congressional offices to demand...

The movement calls for the creation of "climate plan in line with what science and justice demand."

Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding...

"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."