Capitalism is ‘not a redeemable system for us’: AOC says capitalism does not benefit the vast majority of Americans and is a system run by a wealthy minority
- U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said capitalism does not benefit most Americans and is ‘not a redeemable system’
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said capitalism was ‘not a redeemable system’ for Americans and represents a ‘pursuit of profit’ at all costs run by an elite minority.
The New York democratic socialist slammed the US economy during an interview with Yahoo Finance’s Andy Serwer on Thursday, explaining that it was controlled by a small group of capitalist who make money and ‘don’t have to work.’
‘They can control our labor. They can control massive markets that they dictate and can capture governments,’ she said.
‘And they can essentially have power over the many. And to me that is not a redeemable system for us to be able to participate in for the prosperity and peace for the vast majority of people.’
U.S. Rep. Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez said capitalism was not a system that benefited Americans
¿To me, capitalism¿ is the absolute pursuit of profit at all human, environmental, and social cost.¿ Rep. @AOC says. ¿What we¿re also discussing is the ability for a very small group of actual capitalists¿ [to] capture governments. ¿ That is not a redeemable system for us¿¿ pic.twitter.com/U7RS2hkiJs
— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) February 3, 2022