Putting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Popularity Into Historical Context
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 David Greene talks to historian Rick Perlstein about Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's rising prominence in the Democratic Party. Her commitment to ideology over process puts her at odds with some Democrats.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argued that a society that allows billionaires to exist while some Americans live in abject poverty is "immoral." She argued that Americans shouldn't normalize economic inequality by idealizing the super-rich during a conversation with author Ta-Nehisi Coates at an event...
Senator Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, along with six other bipartisan lawmakers, put aside their political differences and signed a letter to NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, blasting the..