Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

AOC: Climate Change “Not An Elitist Issue”

AOC: Climate Change “Not An Elitist Issue”

March 27, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that more Americans lives will be lost if representatives continue to treat climate change as a partisan issue and put the interests of oil companies over people

Green New Deal Voted Down by Senate, but Activists Aren't Deterred

Green New Deal Voted Down by Senate, but Activists Aren’t Deterred

March 26, 2019

The Senate rejected the proposal in what Democrats called a “sham vote,” but 18-year-old Jeremy Ornstein of the Sunrise Movement says that won’t stop the movement for climate action

A Climate Sociologist Explains the Green New Deal  (Pt 1/2)

March 1, 2019

Daniel Aldana Cohen, a sociologist and writer for Jacobin Magazine, explains why the Green New Deal must harness and expand the power of the public sector, and why its proponents cannot cut deals with the fossil fuel industry

A Climate Sociologist Explains the Green New Deal (Pt 2/2)

Why A Housing Guarantee Should Be in the Green New Deal (2/2)

March 1, 2019

In part 2, Daniel Aldana Cohen, a sociologist and writer for Jacobin Magazine, explains why the Green New Deal must tackle the housing crisis with a plan to build 10 million zero-carbon homes

Protestors Storm Mitch McConnell's Office Demanding a Green New Deal

Protestors Storm Mitch McConnell’s Office Demanding a Green New Deal

February 25, 2019

250 youth with the Sunrise movement confronted the Senate Majority Leader about his decision to fast-track a Senate vote on the Green New Deal resolution

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