Her digital dominance is a result of not just the volume of her social media use, but her videos, viral quips and the fact that she has introduced - and aggressively defended and promoted - progressive policies around income taxes and climate change on social media, such as the Green New Deal.
As the FAQ debacle was unfolding, Campus Reform's Cabot Phillips journeyed to the campus of the University of Miami to ask students how they felt about AOC's plan to combat climate change and, in the process, restructure the entire economy.
"It's definitely a great idea".
Celebrating that the deal "helps build climate resilience in communities of color who have been most impacted by climate change, and ensures that Black and Latinx people will have direct access to good, family-supporting jobs in the new green economy", Epps-Addison declared, "now is the time to be bold and unapologetic in our demand for solutions to rampant economic insecurity and the climate crisis".
"Sometimes you need to take extreme measures to save the environment, but I think this is too extreme".
"To be honest, I think we need those things to live". Global warming is a threat to the planet.
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Stone, who has given a number of interviews since his arrest denying all the allegations against him, fought back in a court filing.
"If we didn't do that, we'd be killing ourselves basically".
"Anything that would reduce our dependence on fossil fuels is really important". The youth-led Sunrise Movement, which has spearheaded grassroots organizing in favor of the deal, is planning more than 600 congressional office visits this week to garner support.
The Green New Deal is an ambitious plan to tackle climate change with specific mandates, such as shifting 100 percent of US power demands onto renewable sources within a decade. "Today, I think a word like that is the beginning of a debate, not the end of a debate".
"Sounds like a reach, honestly", says another student, laughing.
Some of the strongest responses came to Ocasio-Cortez's team's goal laid out in the since-deleted FAQ of giving every American "economic security" even if they are "unable or unwilling to work".