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.
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley joined a small but growing list of House Democrats who will skip President Donald Trump’s third State of the Union speech, scheduled for 9 pm ET Tuesday.The impeached president, who could be acquitted by Senate Republicans as soon as Wednesday,
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez predicted that Miami will no longer exist in just a couple of years if the Green New Deal is not passed.
“We are facing a climate emergency that requires a massive and immediate federal mobilization.”