Zeeshan Aleem

Zeeshan Aleem

Zeeshan Aleem is a freelance journalist writing about politics, policy, and society. He has experience at Mic, Vox, The Huffington Post, Politico, The Atlantic Wire, and BBC News. He was educated at the Sidwell Friends School, Oxford University, George Washington, and the University of Chicago.

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But a move to sideline Ocasio-Cortez is a mistake—she has shown that she picks her battles carefully.(Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Democrats' Attacks on AOC Are Silly and Self-Defeating
A number of Democratic lawmakers appear to be ganging up on Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , accusing her of undermining unity in her own party. But underneath their lectures about being a team player lies a deeper concern: that she might have the power to remold the party in her own image...
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
7 Charts Show the Socialist Hellscape America Would Be Under Bernie Sanders
Earlier this month on ABC's This Week , host George Stephanopoulos asked Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) whether he actually believed a self-described socialist could be elected president of the United States. Sanders suggested that if more Americans were acquainted with the quality of life in...
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