All Articles on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) is the first Palestinian American and one of the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress. (Photo: Nic Antaya/Getty Images) News
Rashida Tlaib Hails Shift in House Dems' Views on Palestinian Human Rights
"Just a few years ago, it would have been unthinkable to have 12 members of Congress refer to Israeli occupation as colonialism, so I have no doubt that the needle on Palestinian human rights is moving."
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Migrant children rest inside a pod at the Customs and Border Patrol detention center in Donna, Texas on March 30, 2021. (Photo: Dario Lopez-Mills/Pool via Getty Images) News
As Biden Ramps Up Detention Capacity, Group Warns Contaminated Military Bases 'Are No Place' for Kids
"Immigrant children under the care of the federal government should not be in cages, let alone toxic sites in military bases," an Earthjustice attorney said.
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South American immigrants arriving illegally from Mexico disembark from an inflatable boat on the U.S. bank of the Rio Grande river at the border city of Roma on March 28, 2021. (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images) News
'It's Not a Border Crisis,' Says Ocasio-Cortez. 'It's an Imperialism Crisis... a Climate Crisis... a Trade Crisis.'
The New York Democrat also explained how the U.S. carceral system and foreign policy relate to the nation's immigration system.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), listens during a press conference introducing the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021 on March 18, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Anna Moneymaker/AFP via Getty Images) News
Ocasio-Cortez Says Biden Infrastructure Plan 'Needs To Be Way Bigger'
"This is not nearly enough," the New York Democrat said of Biden's $2.26 trillion proposal.
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Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.) speaks during a news conference at the House Triangle on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. News
Centrist Democrats Panned for Demanding Revival of Major Tax Break for the Rich
"Democratic moderates are holding climate policy hostage to get a tax cut for the rich."
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Fulfilling Jesus' mandate could not be achieved by mere charity, Vida Dutton Scudder insisted, pushing back against some congregations' go-to response to poverty. Instead, she worked for a full restructuring of society around socialist principles. (Image: Vida Dutton Scudder, Circa 1890, Unknown Photographer, Public Domain, retrieved from Wiki­media Commons) Views
Celebrating Women Leaders of the Religious Socialism Movement
The movement to connect the socialist cause with religious beliefs in the human right to shelter, healthcare, and necessities owes a great debt to many women.
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Former Ohio state senator and Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign co-chair Nina Turner is running for Congress. (Photo: Nikolas Liepens/Flickr/cc) News
'I Need Her Alongside Me in Congress': Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Nina Turner
New York Democrat says Turner "has spent her entire career advocating for the working people of Northeast Ohio."
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Construction workers upgrade the Green Line light rail system run by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston on August 6, 2020. (Photo: Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) News
Democrats Unveil 'Build Green' Infrastructure and Jobs Act
Sen. Ed Markey called the bill "our opportunity to invest in a clean energy revolution across our country, transform our transportation sector to be climate-smart, and create millions of good-paying union jobs at the same time."
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Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.), and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) held a press conference to introduce the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021 on March 18, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
Dems Introduce Bill to Let Puerto Ricans 'Determine Their Own Political Future'
"The Self-Determination Act provides a clear path to decolonization through self-determination that could put an end to Puerto Rico's colonial status and ensure that its people have a voice in their future."
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) wears a protective mask while walking through the Canon Tunnel to the U.S. Capitol on January 12, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images) News
House Progressives Implore Biden State Dept. to Center Palestinian Rights
"The conversation is shifting, public sentiment is changing, and it's time the Biden administration listened to the people and spoke up for Palestinian rights."
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