Fed Up with AOC? Meet Myriam Bregman
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is known around the world as a socialist in the U.S. Congress. Yet she has disappointed supporters on the Left by voting to fund ICE and the Israeli war machine. Are all elected officials going to betray us? We compare AOC's record to that of Myriam Bregman, the socialist congressmember from Argentina.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 27, 2021
House Votes $1 Billion for Israeli War Machine Without Opposition from AOC
Last night, with the help of DSA-endorsed Representatives Jamaal Bowman and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the House of Representatives approved $1 billion in new funding for Israeli "Iron Dome" missile interceptors.
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 24, 2021
Which Side Are You On? AOC and the Met Gala
The Met Gala is a sign --- a very blatant one --- of whose side AOC is on.
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 16, 2021
The Politics of AOC
Socialists must call for an independent investigation into right-wing violence and threats against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, while also recognizing her role in providing a liberal cover for imperialist policies.
Doug Enaa GreeneFebruary 13, 2021
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls the Capitol the “Citadel of Democracy”
While speaking out against the ultra-right white supremacist mob that stormed the Capitol last week, AOC referred to the Capitol as the “citadel of democracy.” Organizing and speaking out against the right should not mean glorifying the imperialist, capitalist U.S. Capitol and what takes place within its walls.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 16, 2021
DNC Day 2: Private Healthcare, Imperialism, and Other Things the Democrats Support
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Democrats relegated AOC to delivering a mandatory nomination for Bernie Sanders. The only progressive to speak tonight, she was deprived of even a real 60 second speaking slot despite the new life she has breathed into the party. Instead, the featured speakers continued to solidify the party’s rightward turn, emphasizing private healthcare and a “tough” foreign policy.
Ezra BrainAugust 19, 2020
Sanders Had Already Endorsed Biden’s Candidacy — Now He’s Endorsed Biden’s Program
A joint task force composed of Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden supporters released its policy recommendations last week. Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauded the program — even though it rejects Medicare For All and other leftist policies.
Otto ForsJuly 13, 2020
Why is AOC with the NYPD?
Politicians love photo-ops with police. But this is not OK for a self-proclaimed "democratic socialist."
Nathaniel FlakinApril 20, 2020
Sanders Voted for the Latest Corporate Bailout: What This Reveals for Socialists
The U.S. Congress recently passed a $2 trillion bailout package, the largest in U.S. history. Most of the money will go to the wealthiest individuals and corporations. Even though he originally spoke out against it, Bernie Sanders voted for the deal.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 3, 2020
Reform, Not Revolution: The Squad
The Squad is giving a new face to socialism in the U.S.—unfortunately, it’s one that supports the Democratic Party, the U.S. military, and capitalism.
Sonja KriegerApril 1, 2020