Socialism used to be a scary word in the U.S., but presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have helped to catapult it back into mainstream American politics. In the latest explainer from CNBC we try to answer what socialism means to different parts of the political spectrum and whether it's fad or the future of politics in America.
‘You don’t think that having 10,000 officers in a violent, racist group sharing rape memes of members of Congress points to any concern?’ — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) pressed the DHS sec after he denied a culture of dehumanization within Border Patrol.
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Filmmaker Erik Rist made this compelling mini-doc after his time embedded with the Indypendent and the Cabán campaign. Cabán has declared victory in the June 25 race, leading by over 1,000 votes with all same-day results reported.