democratic socialism

New York politics

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."
Marie Solis
8.30.18
Midterm Elections

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.
Marie Solis
7.31.18
Midterm Elections

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."
Marie Solis
7.27.18
Midterm Elections

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.
Marie Solis
7.25.18
Midterm Elections

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.
Marie Solis
7.23.18
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

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.
Mike Pearl
2.19.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

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.
Livia Gershon
10.21.15