Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | SXSW 2019

As New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continues to galvanize the left (and frustrate the right), what’s driving her unique appeal has become an increasingly compelling question. Is it her identity or her substantive politics? Or both?

Ocasio-Cortez’s embrace of democratic socialism has been emphasized by the right, which seeks to paint her as out of touch with mainstream American values. But arguably, it’s her progressive ideals that provide the basis for a human-centered politics that connect with a majority of Americans.

The Intercept’s Senior Politics Editor Briahna Gray will talk to Ocasio-Cortez about identity, the race/class divide, and how these factors are likely to play out in the years ahead.

About SXSW: SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. An essential destination for global professionals, the event features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. SXSW 2019 takes place every March in Austin, Texas.


Original video:
Downloaded by on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:23:43 GMT Available for 30 days after download

Tagged with entertainment

Also huffduffed as…

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | SXSW 2019

    —Huffduffed by jgarber on

  2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | SXSW 2019

    —Huffduffed by liamdaly on

Possibly related…