Conventional wisdom said that powerful Congressman Joe Crowley couldn’t be beat. But his 20-year career in the House of Representatives will end in early January, with the socialist organizer who beat him in the Democratic primary in the deep-blue district poised to become Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The defeat of Crowley shows how
The defeat of Crowley shows how grass-roots movements can prevail against the corporate establishment and its vast quantities of cash.
Por Norman Solomon