Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon's NYC pullout

Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon’s NYC pullout

February 15, 2019

U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cheered the decision by Amazon.com Inc to scrap its plans to build an outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is Here

February 7, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey introduced a nonbinding resolution to rapidly decarbonize the economy and create millions of jobs

Who's Afraid of AOC?

Who’s Afraid of AOC?

January 14, 2019

Norman Solomon and Jaqueline Luqman join host Paul Jay to discuss whether the call from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to primary establishment Democrats weakens the party

Over 600 Groups Call for a Green New Deal

Over 600 Groups Call for a Green New Deal

January 10, 2019

Tom Goldtooth of Indigenous Environmental Network says that a Green New Deal must reject corporate takeover and center indigenous and frontline communities

100 Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

December 11, 2018

Over 140 were arrested in protests calling for Democratic leaders to create a plan to decarbonize the economy

Amazon's New NYC and DC Headquarters Bilked the Cities

Amazon’s New NYC and DC Headquarters Bilked the Cities

November 14, 2018

The contest for Amazon’s HQ2 prompted hundreds of cities to put in tax break and subsidy bids. Former financial regulator Bill Black says these deals never pay off for the communities involved

Activists and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demand Nancy Pelosi Take Action on Climate

Activists and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demand Nancy Pelosi Take Action on Climate

November 14, 2018

Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement talks about why hundreds of activists occupied Nancy Pelosi’s offices demanding a Green New Deal and an end to fossil fuel contributions

Jumaane Williams: Hold Establishment Democrats Accountable Too

NYC Council Member Jumaane Williams: Hold Establishment Democrats Accountable Too

November 12, 2018

New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams discusses the 2018 midterms and the need to hold establishment Democrats accountable for real change to occur

Sarah Smith Takes on 21-Year Incumbent Adam Smith in Washington’s 9th Congressional District

August 7, 2018

Sarah Smith worked on the Bernie Sanders campaign. She is a young working class woman who was asked by Brand New Congress to run the Washington’s 9th Congressional district seat against a long time liberal incumbent. She has knocked on 13,000 doors with her message of health care for all and making the Democrats the…

The Fight for the Future of the Democratic Party Comes to Missouri

August 7, 2018

Community activist, nurse, and minister Cori Bush is challenging 10-term Congressman William Lacy Clay, son of the Congressman who preceded him. Cori Bush, who is part of a wave of progressive challengers to the established Democratic Party became a major community presence and leader in the wake of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson