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SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – The Democrats’ left wing is gaining influence and is loudly demanding concessions from the future US president, including massive investments in climate protection and $ 15 minimum wages.
Par Daniel Friedrich Sturm (The world)
“Democrats should now ‘take off their white gloves’ in their confrontation with Republicans”, claims Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 31, member of the House of Representatives. Shortly after the electoral victory of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the muse of the left wing of the Democratic Party gives all kinds of advice to his party and at the same time settles accounts with him.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (nicknamed AOC), who calls herself a socialist, says Democrats did not talk enough about racism in the United States during the election campaign. “Anti-racism” played no role in the electoral strategy, “zero”. And she is just as unhappy with the Democrats’ message on climate change as they are with their rejection of a multibillion dollar “Green New Deal”. “Why are we not talking about the 20 million jobs that the installation of solar panels on all the roofs
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