"Every single policy proposal that we have adopted and presented to the American public has been overwhelmingly popular," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Most surveys show Trump losing in a matchup against a democratic socialist named Bernie Sanders.
At 29, the Democratic Socialist—a young woman heralded by some as her party's future, savior, and new face, immediately after she became an overnight household name in June—is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
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The latest win for the insurgent progressive movement within the Democratic Party is in a New York State Senate district. Julia Salazar is headed to the State Senate after toppling a long-serving incumbent in her Brooklyn district.
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How do socialist demands become liberal common sense? The history of the New Deal offers a useful lesson. It had a recognition that a good society rests on a sense of mutuality, reciprocity, and community spoke to what was wrong with a market society
Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory, there has been a renewed interest in the Democratic Socialists of America. This has also been a banner year for high-school organizing. Their activism is not new - some are now calling themselves socialists.