‘2020 class warfare?’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the left face off against billionaires in a fight to tax the rich

Caitlin Ochs/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have all recently proposed hiking taxes on the wealthiest Americans. The progressive tax proposals have incensed the right-wing and many of America’s billionaires, some of whom might run for president in 2020.  While the right-wing says the left is fueling a class-war, progressives […]

AI Weekly: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Marc Benioff, and the future of the world

This week at the World Economic Forum (WEF), an annual gathering that put tech executives at the same table as far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called San Francisco the canary in the coal mine. “San Francisco is kind of a train wreck; we have a real inequality problem,” he said. “It’s…Read More

'Leaked' college clip of dancing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backfires (VIDEO)

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) has been ensnared in her first congressional scandal: a clip of her and friends performing silly dance moves in college has been leaked and gone viral! A conservative “QAnon” Twitter account posted a video of Ocasio-Cortez and her friends reenacting a dance routine from The Breakfast Club. Complete with the […]

Recommended Reading: ‘A Christmas Carol,’ Music and #MeToo, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, we’ve got a deep dive into the writing of A Christmas Carol, a look at #MeToo’s impact (or lack thereof) on the music industry, and pieces on […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t have a Wikipedia page on Monday. On Tuesday, she shook up the Democratic party by winning the New York primary election

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old member of the Democratic Socialists of America, just won the Democratic primary for the New York congressional race.  She defeated the incumbent Democrat, Joseph Crowley, in what’s being described as a huge upset and shake-up for the Democratic party.  What’s also surprising is that she didn’t even have a Wikipedia page […]

One dead as explosion rocks Egyptian city of Alexandria – reports

Published time: 24 Mar, 2018 10:31 Edited time: 24 Mar, 2018 10:40 An explosion has rocked the coastal Egyptian city of Alexandria, reportedly killing one person and injuring at least three others. The blast is said to have occurred near the Tolip Hotel in the city’s neighbourhood of Stanley. Early reports suggest that one person […]

The Walking Dead Season 8B Premiere Photos: Carl's Parting Words — Plus, Alexandria Rises From the Ashes

This hurts already. The Walking Dead won’t return for the second half of Season 8 until Sunday, Feb. 25, but just looking at these exclusive images from the episode — and knowing the grim fate that awaits original cast member Chandler Riggs’ Carl — yeah, it smarts. RELATED

Former Alexandria mayor says he talked with shooting suspect every day for the past month and realized he was living out of a gym bag

Yelp The former mayor of Alexandria, Virginia, said he had spoken with the suspected congressional baseball practice shooter almost every morning for more than a month, and had discovered the man was living out of his gym bag, The Washington Post reported. The 66-year-old suspect, James Hodgkinson, opened fire on Republican congressmen and their staffers at […]

The Walking Dead EP Scott Gimple Previews Season 7B's 'Joyful Rebellion' — Plus: Who's Spying on Alexandria

If the first eight episodes of Season 7 of The Walking Dead were a little bleak for you, fear not — a change isn’t just gonna come, it’s already arrived, showrunner Scott Gimple tells TVLine. “The first half of the season was about these characters — and the audience — getting past a heartbreaking and horrific […]