A ‘pro-socialist Netflix’? Team that brought you Ocasio-Cortez campaign video has plans

A ‘pro-socialist Netflix’? Team that brought you Ocasio-Cortez campaign video has plans
Ocasio-Cortez campaigns while, like, wearing stuff and doing stuff. Clip via CBS News video

[Ed. – Who wants to bet most sign-ups would be conservative new media types, just to follow the entertainment?]

A young Detroit couple who helped controversial New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez win election last year as a democratic socialist are now launching a pro-socialism media company from their house on the city’s east side.

Their company, Means TV, is an Internet-only web streaming service that, for a monthly $10 subscription, would offer entertainment programming with “pro-worker” and “anti-capitalist” viewpoints, including original TV shows, talk shows, comedy sketches, reality TV and on-the-ground reporting.

The service is the brainchild of filmmakers Naomi Burton, 29, and Nick Hayes, 22, a girlfriend-boyfriend duo who gained national attention last year for producing a campaign video for Ocasio-Cortez that went viral and helped to propel the formerly unknown candidate to an upset Democratic primary victory.

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