Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: AOC

‘I don’t believe in a cutoff’: AOC says Biden shouldn’t means-test...

"Canceling $50,000 in debt is where you really make a dent in inequality and the racial wealth gap. $10,000 isn't."

In powerful speeches to Congress, AOC & Rashida Tlaib demand accountability...

“Some are already demanding that we move on or, worse, attempting to minimize, discredit or belittle the accounts of survivors.”

‘Now let’s cancel them,’ demands AOC as Biden extends pause on...

“Biden can cancel all $1.7 trillion of student debt by executive order,” said The Debt Collective.

As congressional leaders strike relief deal, AOC slams Democrats for trying...

"One major difference between GOP and Dems is that [Republicans] leverage their right flank to gain policy concessions and generate enthusiasm, while Dems lock their left flank in the basement [because] they think that will make Republicans be nicer to them."

AOC’s convention speech

The DNC authorized the release of the following transcript of her speech as follows...

AOC strikes back

“The politics of our moment are dominated by a bully of miserable character, a President who has failed to contain a pandemic through sheer indifference, who has fabricated a reëlection campaign based on bigotry and the deliberate inflammation of division.”

Which one will Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorse for president: Bernie or Liz?

"Band together, progressives, so you can win, so your ideas can become law and move our country forward, away from the brink to which Trump has brought us."

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."

‘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.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.