Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

AOC Follows Pelosi, Trump’s Lead By Voting Big Bucks For Military

Last Thursday, the House of Representatives passed legislation that will, once signed into law, set one of the highest caps ever on the discretionary budget for the Pentagon and related programs. The Democratic Party that now controls the House voted by a vast majority in favor of the bill, and, remarkably, so did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib.

Socialists Must Be Anti-Imperialists

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are the most prominent self-described socialists in the U.S. right now. But can they be socialists without opposing U.S. imperialism?

Borders and Capitalism: A Socialist Perspective

The socialist left needs to transform the opposition to ICE into a struggle for open borders. As part of the debate around Bernie Sander’s opposition to open borders, we are publishing this article from the latest issue of Left Voice magazine.

Photo: Reuters / Leah Millis / File

Ilhan Omar and the Perils of Criticizing Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism continue to plague Rep. Ilhan Omar despite their obvious lack of credibility. While she has had some private support inside the Democratic Party, the attacks levied against her show that the party is struggling to remain both relevant to young voters and connected to Israeli lobbyists in its determination to support imperialism.

Free Chelsea Manning

A federal judge found Chelsea Manning in contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury. The judge ruled that she will be detained until she complies with the subpoena.

Internationalism or State Department Socialism?

A renewed U.S. left is forging its own identity—and anti-imperialism needs to be front and center. Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’ soft imperialism runs counter to the building of an internationalist left.

AOC Follows Pelosi, Trump’s Lead By Voting Big Bucks For Military

Last Thursday, the House of Representatives passed legislation that will, once signed into law, set one of the highest caps ever on the discretionary budget for the Pentagon and related programs. The Democratic Party that now controls the House voted by a vast majority in favor of the bill, and, remarkably, so did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib.

Socialists Must Be Anti-Imperialists

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are the most prominent self-described socialists in the U.S. right now. But can they be socialists without opposing U.S. imperialism?

Borders and Capitalism: A Socialist Perspective

The socialist left needs to transform the opposition to ICE into a struggle for open borders. As part of the debate around Bernie Sander’s opposition to open borders, we are publishing this article from the latest issue of Left Voice magazine.

Photo: Reuters / Leah Millis / File

Ilhan Omar and the Perils of Criticizing Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism continue to plague Rep. Ilhan Omar despite their obvious lack of credibility. While she has had some private support inside the Democratic Party, the attacks levied against her show that the party is struggling to remain both relevant to young voters and connected to Israeli lobbyists in its determination to support imperialism.

Free Chelsea Manning

A federal judge found Chelsea Manning in contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury. The judge ruled that she will be detained until she complies with the subpoena.

Internationalism or State Department Socialism?

A renewed U.S. left is forging its own identity—and anti-imperialism needs to be front and center. Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’ soft imperialism runs counter to the building of an internationalist left.