Her Name Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
A panoramic view of the antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) on the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes against a starry night sky. The Moon and the Milky Way are visible across the center of the sky. Photo by Babak Tafreshi. The Democratic Party establishment keeps looking for new stars to lead it, ignoring the new leaders emerging from the grass roots and pushing them aside.
- Medicare for all
- Housing as a human right
- A federal jobs guarantee
- Gun control / Assault weapons ban
- Criminal justice reform / End private prisons
- Immigration justice / Abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
- Solidarity with Puerto Rico
- Mobilizing against climate change
- Clean campaign finance
- Higher education for all
- Women’s rights
- Support LGBTQIA+
- Support seniors
- Curb Wall Street gambling / Restore Glass Steagall
Actually, that all sounds pretty good! Thanks, Mr. Hannity! With that agenda, it’s no wonder Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the DSA are worrying not only the retrograde part of the electorate represented by Sean Hannity, but the Democratic Party establishment lately represented by Joseph Crowley. Let’s look forward to that agenda catching on with voters and being pushed by them across the country in areas beyond the Democratic Party stronghold of New York’s 14th congressional district.
The ending of Ron Fricke’s 1992 film Baraka, with music by Michael Stearns.