Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

Socialism and the Democracy Deficit

Socialism and the Democracy Deficit

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

What is Democratic Socialism? I read considerable talk about “the democratic” as applying to the process of getting socialism; damn little about it as an adjective applying to...
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Biden's middle ground puts left on edge

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The left is starting to take aim at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden. At a conference last week, liberal activists repeatedly booed when told that Biden wanted to...
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Town hall focuses on women of color running for office

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

RICHMOND, Va. - More than 200 women have attended a town hall meeting to promote women of color running for local and statewide office in Virginia. The event on Saturday at...
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Ocasio-Cortez accuses prosecutors of going easy on white supremacists

Ocasio-Cortez accuses prosecutors of going easy on white supremacists

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rehashed her recent accusations of white supremacy with two Saturday tweets. The Bronx-Queens Democrat tweeted a video of herself in a House of...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says It's Not 'Crazy' to Want to Tax CEOs of Bailed-Out Banks

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

"It still blows my mind that the CEOs who crashed our economy + caused millions of people to lose their homes not only escaped handcuffs; but got bonuses, too," wrote...
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Ocasio-Cortez: If GOP cared about babies, they'd stop the ‘hell on Earth' of climate change

Ocasio-Cortez: If GOP cared about babies, they'd stop the ‘hell on Earth' of climate change

2 days ago   |   Think Progress

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Republican hypocrisy on abortion and climate change in a series of tweets Friday afternoon. In the wake of passage of Alabama's strict new...
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Ocasio-Cortez: Republicans Are Trying to Turn U.S. Into “Far-Right Christian Theocracy”

2 days ago   |   Slate

The lawmaker accused Republicans of hypocrisy for claiming they care about babies while rejecting any plan to leave them a better world.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the Bible backs up her plan to cap credit card interest rates at 15%

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the Bible backs up her plan to cap credit card interest rates at 15%

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday said the Bible supports her proposal for a 15% federal cap on credit card interest rates. "Usury - aka high interest...
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Chelsea Manning Sent Back to Jail for Refusing to Testify Against Wikileaks

3 days ago   |   MintPress News

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail Thursday for refusing to testify to a grand jury, even after telling a judge she'd rather “starve to...
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Ocasio-Cortez slams Gilead over HIV drug prices: 'People are dying for no reason'

3 days ago   |   NBC News

Congress questioned Gilead's CEO about the high price of HIV prevention drug Truvada. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't hold back.
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Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result. Read more ...

Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding...

Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding 2 others

He is “armed and definitely considered dangerous," police said. Read more ...

'Disgusting' video appears to show man urinating on memorial of 9-year-old...

'Disgusting' video appears to show man urinating on memorial of 9-year-old who died from cancer

Police say two 23-year-old men are facing charges in connection with the video. Read more ...

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

A billionaire's vow to pay Morehouse graduates' loans isn't a surprise move...

A billionaire's vow to pay Morehouse graduates' loans isn't a surprise move, it's just the newest trend in the student-debt crisis

Private-equity tycoon Robert F. Smith vowed Sunday to donate a reported $40 million to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College's graduating class of 2019. While the... Read more ...

If Trump doesn't need banks, why does he keep asking them for loans?

If Trump doesn't need banks, why does he keep asking them for loans?

President Donald Trump's Twitter feed lit up again Monday morning as he attempted to counter The New York Times' latest reporting on his financial history, which involved... Read more ...

Manhunt for suspect in body armor and helmet after cop is fatally shot

Manhunt for suspect in body armor and helmet after cop is fatally shot

Authorities in Alabama are searching for a man they say killed one Auburn police officer and wounded two others. Local and state law enforcement are searching for 29-year-old... Read more ...

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming...

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident

The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten's best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury... Read more ...

Second Guatemalan child in one week dies at the border

Second Guatemalan child in one week dies at the border

A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala died Monday at the Weslaco Station in the U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector. He is the fifth migrant child to die after being... Read more ...

Austria: All FPO ministers resign from government amid video scandal - reports

Austria: All FPO ministers resign from government amid video scandal - reports

All Freedom Party ministers have resigned from Austria's coalition government, after Chancellor Sebastian Kurz requested the country's president sack Interior Minister Herbert... Read more ...