Ocasio-Cortez Defends Anti Amazon Stance: New Yorkers Deserve ‘Dignified Jobs’

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said New Yorkers deserve “dignified jobs” in the aftermath of a scrapped deal to build a second Amazon headquarters in Queens.

“We need to create dignified jobs in New York City,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a ceremonial inauguration ceremony Saturday in the Bronx. “We don’t have to settle for scraps in the greatest city in the world.”

The comments come days after Amazon decided to abandon plans to build a second headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, which Ocasio-Cortez staunchly opposed.

Read more at The Hill.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. Interesting how this young rotzer has so much power over the richest man in the world, Bezos, founder of Amazon.
    Can’t wait for new election in a few months.

  2. She’s amazing at saying things that have no connection to reality, and people listen anyway.

    Would’ve been great jobs. She’s terrifying.

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