Ilhan Omar: ‘Dismantle’ American ‘economy and political systems’

Ilhan Omar: ‘Dismantle’ American ‘economy and political systems’
Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Except for the parts Omar is personally profiting from, no doubt.]

Tuesday at a news conference on systemic racism with Minnesota leaders, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) called for dismantling systems of oppression, including America’s “economy and political systems.”

Omar said …

“We can’t stop at criminal justice reform or police reform for that matter. We are not merely fighting to tear down the systems of oppression in the criminal justice system. We are fighting to tear down systems of oppression that exist in housing, in education, in health care, in employment, in the air we breathe.” …

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“As long as our economy and political systems prioritizes profit without considering who is profiting, who is being shut out, we will perpetuate this inequity. So we cannot stop at criminal justice system. We must begin the work of dismantling the whole system of oppression wherever we find it.”

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