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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Sanders in Queens: A Working-Class Revolution… at the Ballot Box?

Senator Bernie Sanders held a giant rally in Queens where he got the endorsement of representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. He made many progressive demands—but claimed that these can all be achieved by voting. Impressions from a reporter at their first Sanders rally.

Nathaniel Flakin

October 23, 2019

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.

Sonja Krieger

July 31, 2019

Abolish the Concentration Camps, Abolish the U.S. Southern Border

The concentration camps at the southern border are symptomatic of the imperial practices of both parties. These camps, along with the southern border, must be abolished.

Caleb De Jong

July 10, 2019

Release All Detained Immigrants, Shut Down Detention Camps!

Conditions inside US detention camps at the border are a humanitarian crisis.We demand the immediate release of all imprisoned immigrants and the closing of the detention camps.

Madeleine Freeman

July 3, 2019

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?

Nathaniel Flakin

May 21, 2019

AOC Lines Up with Pelosi, Bolton and Trump in Support of Coup Attempt in Venezuela

The coup attempt in Venezuela, orchestrated by Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton, has been condemned by socialists around the world. "Democratic socialist" congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, however, is siding with Republican and Democratic Parties in support of U.S. imperialism.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 6, 2019

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.

Sonja Krieger

April 22, 2019

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.

Francesca Gomes

March 18, 2019

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.

Ezra Brain

March 15, 2019