AOC, Bernie Sanders talk Green New Deal and ‘OK Boomer’ meme on swing through Iowa – KETV Omaha

It's a dig at the Baby Boomer Generation, and the quip went viral as young people deployed it across social media sites like TikTok and Twitter. She ran a campaign based on fighting for substantial change to address issues such as student loan debt levels, universal health care and income inequality. "Sometimes those solutions and the ambition of those solutions [from younger people] are waved off, " she said about the generational confrontation. Ocasio-Cortez earned national headlines with a climate and economic justice plan she and other supporters, such as Sanders, called The Green New Deal.

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