Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Trump's Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate - Will it Lead Us to Fascism? 

Trump’s Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate – Will It Lead Us to Fascism? 

July 17, 2019

Henry Giroux dissects how the potential path to fascism is laid bare in Trump’s rhetoric and policies. The voices of the four Congresswomen speak to another American future

There Are Alternatives to Caging Immigrants in Dehumanized Conditions

There Are Alternatives to Caging Immigrants in Dehumanized Conditions

July 3, 2019

We talk with Vicki Gaubeca from Southern Borders Community Coalition about the conditions in the immigration prison camps, the Border Patrol’s FB page, and proposals for humane treatment of refugees

Progressive Leads Queens DA Race, Shocking the Establishment

Progressive Leads Queens DA Race, Shocking the Establishment

June 26, 2019

31-year-old Public Defender Tiffany Caban ran an AOC-style grassroots campaign calling for an end to mass incarceration and radical reform to the prosecutor’s office

Are Immigration Detention Centers Concentration Camps?

Are Immigration Detention Centers Concentration Camps?

June 23, 2019

Aviva Chomsky discusses the reality of refugees coming to the U.S in light of the controversial statement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that refugees are kept in concentration camps

Ocasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%

Ocasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%

May 16, 2019

They call it Loan Shark Prevention, which would allow post offices to act as banks for poor working people, but credit companies claim it will hurt the poor

AOC & Bernie Join Sunrise Movement in DC Town Hall

AOC & Bernie Join Sunrise Movement in DC Town Hall

May 14, 2019

At the town hall, the Sunrise Movement launched the next phase of their Green New Deal campaign: making three demands of Democratic presidential contenders

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