Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned Democratic leaders it would be “very, very difficult” for progressives to continue to vote with the party if the Build Back Better legislation does not pass.
The leftist Democratic Socialists of America, which helped congressional star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez get elected in 2018, looks to be a big political player again in New York City’s 2021 municipal elections.
Many socialists have ambivalent feelings about liberalism. Depending on the day, they may see liberals as well-meaning but naive centrists, parroting nice-sounding platitudes but unwilling to mount a serious challenge to the unjust status quo.
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Progressive members of Congress will circulate a letter on Tuesday threatening US funding for Israel …
Police are routinely using a chemical weapon banned in international warfare against peaceful protesters during a pandemic — but a new bill would stop the practice all together.