Until we get rid of the need to raise private funds for public office, this will be the reality.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Environmental Activists in Protest at Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s Office
Hell YES! This is what leadership looks like. This is what an actual progressive looks like!
Ocasio-Cortez’s decision to break with decorum and join the protesters could, paradoxically, open up space for her to support Pelosi on the House floor.
I’ve heard some ridiculous arguments regarding teacher strikes and wage increases, asserting that because teachers get time off in the summer, it’s justifiable to pay them less. To that I say, what about Congress? In 2018 Congress is expected to be in office less than half of the work year! Talk about freeloaders. Never let a politician try to tell you about the virtues of hard work. Worst yet, Republicans demonize the working poor and scoff at the idea of minimum wage increases, all while they plan their next paid vacation on the government dole.
It’s a lot more than your average American worker.
Trump hits Amazon yet again Monday: Claims post office losing ‘a fortune’ and other retailers pay more in taxes
I agree with this. Amazon is a corporate welfare queen. Taxpayers subsidize Amazon at almost every level imaginable, from local property taxes, corporate income tax, aid to amazons poverty wage workforce, and their shipping costs.
Trump on Monday tweets that the post office loses money delivering packages for Amazon.
“It’s about showing we have a vision of a better future in a time when there’s an overwhelming sense of despondency,” said a Harris County judicial candidate and DSA member.