Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ recent statements on Palestine-Israel in response to a PBS Firing Line interview have, not surprisingly, led to a huge political discussion. The most thoughtful commentators, including Corey Robin, Philip Weiss, and Ali Abunimah, have raised important and productive points. But there are two crucial political points that I haven’t seen come up. Both of them might prove important down the line for those of us who consider ourselves part of the Palestine solidarity movement and who are also engaged with the electoral possibilities of socialist candidates like Ocasio-Cortez. First: there is no question that Ocasio-Cortez’ performance, in...Read More
Author: Anthony Alessandrini
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