ISSUE 71: The Ocasio Effect

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Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez.

“Women like me aren’t supposed to run for office.” By now you’ve probably heard us shouting from the rooftops about NYC’s own 28-year-old Latina democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Last week, Ocasio-Cortez made national headlines and stunned mainstream politicos by defeating 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in the NY-14 Congressional Democratic primary. This week, we’re talking about what Ocasio-Cortez’s victory means for women, socialists, the Democratic party, the state, and the country—and how we can keep up the momentum by supporting more progressive women like her. 💪