Tuesday, July 27

AOC

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, AOC, Biden stimulus, CDC, Democrats, Economy, eviction moratorium, evictions, Markets, Moratoriums, Policy, Politics, rent relief

AOC tells Biden not to be’reckless’ and urges him not to allow the eviction ban to lapse in July, putting 6 million Americans at risk

AOC is urging Biden to renew an eviction moratorium that's ending in eight days. "We must protect the vulnerable and do everything in our power to prevent a mass eviction crisis," she said. Advocates are pressing for an extension because of rising virus cases and an ineffective stimulus relief program. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Alexandr...
Analysis, AOC, Arts & Culture, Beyonce, BI Select, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Luxury, Nordic, Retail, Small Business, Strategy, Telfar, voc, Young Luxury

The latest “it bag” is affordable, accessible, and counts Beyonce as a fan. Here’s what its business model is doing right.

Fashion brand Telfar is rewriting the rules of luxury and it's not hard for other brands to follow suit. With its Bag Security Program, customers have a better chance of snagging the brand's high-demand products. Experts explain why it's paving the way for next-gen luxury consumers and entrepreneurs. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, AOC, IOC, Olympics, Politics, Sports

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says cannabis prohibition is a’racist and colonial policy’ and condemns Olympics ban of Sha’Carri Richardson

Sha'Carri Richardson, 21, tested positive for a chemical found in cannabis. She received a 30-day suspension and will no longer compete in the 100-meter race in Tokyo. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted the decision to bar the athlete from the Olympic games. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
AOC, burnout, Capitol Hill, Congress, Money Diaries, Politics, Salary, Wages

Capitol Hill staffers get real about budgeting on low pay: skipping groceries, surviving on vending machine ice cream and spending entire paychecks on childcare

8 Capitol Hill staffers shared with Insider how they budget their monthly salaries. Some staffers' salaries were so low, they qualified for income-assisted housing. This story is part of Insider's continuing coverage of Capitol Hill as a workplace. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, american citizenship, AOC, Donald Trump, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Politics, Republican Party

AOC responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene saying that she isn’t an American:’First of all, I’m taller than her’

AOC responded to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene saying that she didn't "embrace our American ways." "First of all, I'm taller than her," the Democratic congresswoman wrote on Twitter. Greene was a featured speaker at former President Trump's Ohio rally on Saturday. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has long played up her antagonistic attitude toward Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, routinely attacking the congresswoman for her support of progressive legislation like the Green New Deal.Before former President Donald Trump's first post-presidential ral...
Alejandra Ocasio-Cortez, Among Us, AOC, Noticias, Tendencias, Twitch, Videojuegos

AOC: the milestones that the US congresswoman marked on Twitch | Digital Trends Spanish

Alejandra Ocasio-Cortez is a Democratic congresswoman of Puerto Rican origin who on the night of October 20 marked a series of milestones in her first broadcast through the Twitch platform. Ocasio-Cortez, known as AOC to her followers, headlined a nearly three-and-a-half hour broadcast, in which she played multiple games of Among Us, the popular online multiplayer title, to find an infiltrator on a spaceship. "We are here to vote Blue, that is why I am here, so that everyone knows," AOC started, in a clear call to vote for the Democratic Party in the November 3 elections. All Among Us players are part of the crew of a spaceship. The system randomly chooses one or more "infiltrators", who must sabotage the mission. The goal is to discover who the boycotters are or destroy the crew...