democratic socialism

8.30.18

Cynthia Nixon Doesn't Want a Salary if She's Elected Governor

At Wednesday night's New York gubernatorial debate, Nixon and opponent Governor Andrew Cuomo clashed over who was more "corporate."

7.31.18

Why the GOP is so obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The 28-year-old has been mentioned on Fox more than any other network.

7.31.18

Meet Cori Bush, the Ferguson Activist Vying to Be Missouri's First Black Congresswoman

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave Cori Bush a shoutout in her victory speech, it boosted Bush's bid to unseat nine-term incumbent Lacy Clay.

7.27.18

GOP Politician Thinks Insulting Ocasio-Cortez Is a Good Fundraising Strategy

Florida Representative Ron DeSantis is asking voters to donate his campaign after calling congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "this girl," newly calling her "naïve" and accusing her of "political correctness run amok."

7.25.18

Meet Julia Salazar, the Next Democratic Socialist Poised for a Long-Shot Win

Julia Salazar is a 27-year-old first-time Latina candidate hoping to unseat a longtime incumbent in the New York State Senate, whose views she says don't address the ongoing inequalities in her district.

7.23.18

Ocasio-Cortez Slams Politician Who Called Her 'This Girl... or Whatever She Is'

Republican Representative Ron DeSantis dismissed congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's credentials in a Saturday campaign speech.

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2.19.16

We Asked America's Young Socialists What They Think of Bernie Sanders

The leaders of the Young People's Socialist League aren't impressed by their most famous former member.

11.19.15

What Exactly Is a Democratic Socialist? Bernie Sanders Offers His Take

The 74-year-old Vermont senator delivered a long-awaited speech at Georgetown University on Thursday to outline the policies underpinning the ideology that is driving his surprising presidential election campaign.

10.21.15

Why Voters May Not Actually Care That Bernie Sanders Calls Himself a Socialist

The 2016 presidential candidate is planning to tell America what he means by "Democratic socialism." But maybe he doesn't have to.