The true progressive agenda includes Medicare for All, tuition-free public college, getting money out of politics, a federal jobs guarantee, making the minimum wage a living wage, expanding social security, persuing racial and climate justice, promoting workplace democracy and labor unions, etc.

But it’s about more than just political rhetoric and implementing specific policies; it’s about creating a society where everyone can live with dignity and prosperity. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez articulated this beautifully in a recent interview. Check it out here:

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