The Democratic Party, historically, has been just as supportive of ICE as the Republican Party. The corporations clearly understand this and that explains their willingness to continue to make financial contributions to finance the political campaigns of both parties.
Ocasio-Cortez, who is a 28-year-old Latina working class activist from the Bronx, defeated 10-term congressman, Representative Joe Crowley, in the primary on June 26. She is also a Democratic Socialists of America member and organizer for Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.
In searching for an explanation for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s remarkable victory, liberal pundits seem to have settled on the argument that Ocasio-Cortez won because there is a generational and demographic shift occurring in the Democratic Party. Yet, this argument obscures the role of class politics. It is a deliberate way for Democrats to