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Ocasio-Cortez: $15 wage only 'socialist' to those in 'dystopian capitalist nightmare'

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2021
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Sunday said the push for a $15 minimum wage is in response to millions of Americans living in poverty who are struggling or unable to meet basic needs.

"Any person who thinks that a $15 minimum wage is a crazy socialist agenda is living in a dystopian capitalist nightmare," Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday evening on MSNBC. "People are sleeping in their cars, they can't afford baby formula ... it is deeply, deeply shameful that we are even having this conversation."

Ocasio-Cortez also responded to comments made...

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