Sunday, March 10, 2019

Quote of the Day

Moderates are more naive than the visionaries if they think tinkering around the edges will solve systemic problems in our democracy and economy. It’s time to rewrite the social contract, not manage decline.

– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Quoted in Daniel Politi's article,
Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Moderate “Meh” Policies:
“We View Cynicism as an Intellectually Superior Attitude”

March 10, 2019

Related Off-site Links:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Outdraws Presidential Candidates, Decries Moderates as "Meh" – Alex Seitz-Wald (NBC News, March 9, 2019).
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren Are the Real Centrists Because They Speak for Most Americans – Mehdi Hasan (The Intercept, February 26, 2019).
Democrats Aren’t Moving Left. They’re Returning to Their Roots – Joshua Zeitz (Politico, November 4, 2018).
Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Such a Terrific Member of Congress – Jeffrey C. Isaac (Common Dreams, February 28, 2019).
How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Won the Cohen Hearing – Caroline Fredrickson (The New York Times, February 28, 2019).
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Shows Her Party How It's Done – Julia Conley (Common Dreams via TruthDig, February 28, 2019).
The Lies Underpinning the Centrist Pushback Against Ocasio-Cortez – David Atkins (Washington Monthly, March 2, 2019).
NY Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says "Capitalism Is Irredeemable" – Christina Zhao (Newsweek, March 10, 2019).
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants the Country to Think Big – Alex Morris (Rolling Stone, February 27, 2019).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Quote of the Day – February 6, 2019
Quote of the Day – June 27, 2018
Something to Think About . . .On International Women's Day

Image: Kristen Solberg.

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