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‘The Squad’ Is Still in the Building as AOC, Omar, Pressley and Talib All Win Reelection to the House

It’s no secret that the 2020 election has been and continues to be stressful AF. It’s been particularly stressful for progressives whose attitudes appear to range from uncomfortable uncertainty to complete doom and gloom amid election results already reported that make it clear that, regardless of who wins the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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‘The Squad’ Is Still in the Building as AOC, Omar, Pressley and Talib All Win Reelection to the House

It’s no secret that the 2020 election has been and continues to be stressful AF. It’s been particularly stressful for progressives whose attitudes appear to range from uncomfortable uncertainty to complete doom and gloom amid election results already reported that make it clear that, regardless of who wins the… Read more…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Streams On Twitch With Hasan Piker And Pokimane, Draws Over 430,000 Viewers

It began yesterday with a simple question: “Anyone want to play Among Us with me on Twitch to get out the vote?” Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked on Twitter, and nearly every even vaguely left-leaning streamer on Twitch answered. Mere hours later, AOC had a verified Twitch channel with hundreds of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Twitch Viewers Who Dedicate Their Days To Trolling The Army And Navy

Sam is a 20 year-old college student who says he felt deceived by military recruitment efforts at his own high school. Recently, he found a way to push back. He and dozens of others, spread across a couple of Discords, spend chunks of their day trolling the military on Twitch. They harbor no delusions. They […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Visiting Random Animal Crossing Islands [Update]

Politicians aren’t exactly able to go door-to-door meeting folks at the moment, but Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is doing the next best thing—or maybe even the better thing—and heading out to meet folks in Animal Crossing instead [Update: and attend graduation ceremonies!].Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What Exactly Is the Green New Deal?

In the months since the Green New Deal entered the public consciousness, it has been called many things: Zany. Unrealistic. Wildly popular. A socialist Christmas list. It has provoked strong reactions from both the right and ostensible left, and is already being regarded as a litmus test for the scrum of Democrats…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Isn’t Coming to Take Your Cars Away

Let’s establish some ground rules before we get into this: Climate change is real. The past four years have been the four warmest on record. Cars are not an insignificant part of the problem. Now that we all have acknowledged reality (whether or not you “agree” is irrelevant), let’s dive into the Green New Deal, […]

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Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rips Apart Dark Money In Politics In 5 Astonishing Minutes

In an astonishing performance that calculated to have maximum impact in today’s social media age, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez dismantled America’s corrupt political system in 5 minutes flat.  Speaking at an Oversight Committee hearing on H.R. 1, the Democrats’ ethics bill, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Real Reason Why Conservatives Are Petrified Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The emergence of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a major player in the American political scene has been astonishing to watch. The 29 year old Latina from the Bronx is not only a fearless progressive, but captivatingly self assured and incredibly well informed. This potent mix has unnerved the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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AOC Breaks the Internet by Dropping in on Charity Twitch Stream for Trans Kids 

It’s logical to fear that any politician with a semblance of humanity will eventually disappoint us. But somehow, in defiance of our low expectations, freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just keeps getting cooler. This evening she became perhaps the first Congressperson to ever appear on a Twitch stream,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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With A Few Tweets, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Changed Everything

It’s no secret that the right-wing media hates newly sworn in congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Not just run of the mill, “I hate the left” kind of hate but with the power of a thousand exploding stars kind of hate. This is the kind of hate they reserve for Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi. …Continue reading […]

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What to Know About Marginal Tax Rates

You may have heard that over the weekend newly minted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview with 60 Minutes that there’s precedent for wealthy Americans at the “tippy tops”—in this case, those earning over $10 million—to pay a marginal tax rate “as high as 60 percent or 70 percent.” Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Bernie Sanders Still Can’t Talk About Racism

Photo: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images Bernie Sanders lost the 2016 Democratic primary because black women – the Democratic Party’s most reliable voting bloc – voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton during the early Southern primaries, giving her a delegate lead he could never overcome….  To … Continue reading

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