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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is taking her followers on a social justice gardening journey to promote the Green New Deal

20 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is leveraging her social media celebrity to promote small-scale environmentalism and food justice through her attempt at rooftop gardening.
The Bronx, New York native and celebrity politician is using the project to promote her Green New Deal resolution - an ambitious plan to combat climate change and expand the social safety net.
"When we were deploying the Green New Deal, one of the first attacks was, 'Well, what does she know about farming?'" Ocasio-Cortez said in an Instagram story about the project.
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