Democratic Socialism

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) listens to testimony by Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Last year Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for …

Pollak: AOC vs. Wells Fargo Is What Socialism Looks Like

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a self-declared proponent of “democratic socialism,” took pride Tuesday in questioning Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan about the bank’s role in financing private projects that she considers objectionable, such as oil pipelines and prisons.

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Harry Reid: I Appreciate the ‘Direction’ Sanders Has Pushed Democrats

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) sat down with MSNBC’s Joy Reid for an interview, and Harry Reid praised self-identified”Democratic socialist” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for pushing Democrats. “I admire Bernie Sanders,” Harry Reid said. “I appreciate the direction that he’s helped push

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Bernie Sanders: It’s ‘Improper To Turn Our Backs’ On Syrian Refugees

Speaking at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Sanders said that he was “not happy hearing that we should close our borders from men, women, and children who have been displaced.” He also discussed the fight against ISIS, arguing that the bulk of the battle should be fought by Muslim countries rather than America.