Bulletin: Ocasio-Cortez’s Blueprint for a New Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez prioritizes accountability to movements over loyalty to the Democratic Party. It's the embryo of a new way of approaching left-wing politics.

A projector displays the news of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win at her victory party in New York. Andrew Bard Epstein

Sometimes history moves fast. Almost two years ago, when I wrote “Blueprint for a New Party,” I thought of it mainly as a way to stimulate debate, not as an immediately actionable program. In the article, I called for the creation of a national left-wing political organization that, unlike the Democrats, would act in most […]

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