• Ocasio-Cortez understands a key feature of the economy in a way most politicians miss - and it could be a huge asset for Democrats

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez rose to prominence with a surprise primary victory against a prominent New York Democrat.
    Cortez favors a government jobs guarantee and says Americans should not underestimate the power of policymakers to channel deficit spending toward social goals like healthcare and education.
    “The idea that we're going to austerity ourselves into prosperity is so mistaken," Ocasio told In These Times. "Honestly I feel like one of the big problems we have is that, because Democrats don't have a deep understanding of or degrees in economics."
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York...
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