November 26, 2019
The term ‘free stuff’ is used mainly by conservatives to mock the left, or are we now classified as ‘neoliberal?’
OCASIO-CORTEZ: “So first off, this is not free stuff. Second of all, these are public goods. They’re public goods. So I never want to hear the word or the term ‘free stuff’ ever again.
I’m already hearing some of these neoliberal folks who are trying to, like, flip the script on us and say, oh, when we talk public — tuition for public college or we talk about public housing, they say, ‘Oh, I don’t want to pay for a millionaire’s kid to go to college.’ That’s their, like, jujitsu on this [inaudible]. Let me tell you something. Is that I believe that all people should go to a public library, everyone can drive on our roads, everyone can be able to send their kids to a public school, and every person who needs it should have access to public housing that looks like this.”
This article was posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 4:25 am