Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Food delivery driver Jorge Vargas honks a horn while driving his vehicle in a car caravan strike by fast food workers and their supporters on February 9, 2021 in Los Angeles. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)
"If one in four recipients are making more off unemployment than they did working, that's not an indictment of $300 a week in UI benefits. It's an indictment of corporations paying starvation wages."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
In this pre-pandemic photo, children eat lunch in the cafeteria at East Brainerd Elementary School in Chattanooga, Tennessee on October 2, 2019. (Photo: The Washington Post via Getty Images)
"Every child deserves a quality education free of hunger," Sen. Bernie Sanders...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Derrick Davis, a member of West Virginia New Jobs Coalition, hangs up signage during a community gathering and job fair on April 8, 2021 in Charleston, West Virginia.
"Millions of people are out of work, and the unemployment rate is rising. The...

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On Panic and Hope: No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference
That stark photo of Greta Thunberg's solitary, obstinate climate strike was a mere year ago. This week, four million people joined her in the largest climate strike ever to declare, "L ike the sea, we rise ." Greta's rhetoric is hard-core: She told Dems lauding her to "save your praise...Don’t (tell) us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it," and told global leaders, "I don't want your hope, I want you to panic." We're all good on panic thanks, but we'll take the hope too.