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AOC: America Has Not ‘Earned the Right’ To Call Ourselves a ‘Humane Society’
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Democracy Now!

Name: Democracy Now!

URL: http://www.democracynow.org/

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Democracy Now!

Name: Democracy Now!

URL: http://www.democracynow.org

Persons
Juan Gonzalez

Name: Juan Gonzalez

, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Name: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Employment: U.S. Congress

Position: Congresswoman

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04/07/2020 09:52 am
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Tom (staff)
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0:04:28
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568
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Transcript
GOODMAN Can they be ░░░░░░░░ well without fear of ░░░░░░░░ reported to immigration authorities ░░░░░░░░ is what President Trump ░░░░░░░░ clip starts TRUMP The ░░░░░░░░ is yes We will ░░░░░░░░ those tests because I ░░░░░░░░ in that case it ░░░░░░░░ important I think that ░░░░░░░░ you could call you ░░░░░░░░ say illegal alien could ░░░░░░░░ illegal immigrant you could ░░░░░░░░ whatever you want to ░░░░░░░░ your definition of what ░░░░░░░░ re talking we re ░░░░░░░░ talking about the same ░░░░░░░░ Yes we will test ░░░░░░░░ person because I think ░░░░░░░░ s important we test ░░░░░░░░ person and we don ░░░░░░░░ want to send that ░░░░░░░░ back into wherever we ░░░░░░░░ going to be sending ░░░░░░░░ person Whether it s ░░░░░░░░ country or someplace else ░░░░░░░░ you know we are ░░░░░░░░ bringing them right out ░░░░░░░░ our country But yeah ░░░░░░░░ will test those people ░░░░░░░░ ends GOODMAN Wow I ░░░░░░░░ so there you have ░░░░░░░░ Trump talk about you ░░░░░░░░ them before you send ░░░░░░░░ out Overall your response ░░░░░░░░ President Trump his antagonism ░░░░░░░░ any kind of criticism ░░░░░░░░ well known documented lack ░░░░░░░░ tests lack of PPE ░░░░░░░░ gear for people who ░░░░░░░░ in hospitals and now ░░░░░░░░ saying Sure test them ░░░░░░░░ we deport them OCASIO ░░░░░░░░ Well overall you know ░░░░░░░░ just President Trump but ░░░░░░░░ entire administration knew what ░░░░░░░░ coming Trump to this ░░░░░░░░ was coming The military ░░░░░░░░ this pandemic was coming ░░░░░░░░ CDC knew this pandemic ░░░░░░░░ coming HHS Health and ░░░░░░░░ Services knew this this ░░░░░░░░ was coming And there ░░░░░░░░ a structural but also ░░░░░░░░ refusal to acknowledge and ░░░░░░░░ importantly to act And ░░░░░░░░ pandemic is you know ░░░░░░░░ the casualties that we ░░░░░░░░ seeing are again not ░░░░░░░░ due to coronavirus There ░░░░░░░░ people dying unnecessarily As ░░░░░░░░ mentioned earlier there are ░░░░░░░░ not just dying in ░░░░░░░░ In New York City ░░░░░░░░ alone we are seeing ░░░░░░░░ to 300 people dying ░░░░░░░░ their homes a day ░░░░░░░░ day in New York ░░░░░░░░ inside their homes In ░░░░░░░░ to the hospitalizations these ░░░░░░░░ that you re seeing ░░░░░░░░ in all many of ░░░░░░░░ are confirmed coronavirus cases ░░░░░░░░ you mentioned many people ░░░░░░░░ not have access to ░░░░░░░░ so a lot of ░░░░░░░░ deaths that you are ░░░░░░░░ there are many more ░░░░░░░░ are uncounted that are ░░░░░░░░ counted as pneumonia or ░░░░░░░░ counted as other causes ░░░░░░░░ death because those people ░░░░░░░░ not able to get ░░░░░░░░ COVID 19 test And ░░░░░░░░ these additional deaths many ░░░░░░░░ them are unnecessary They ░░░░░░░░ deaths of incompetence They ░░░░░░░░ deaths of science denial ░░░░░░░░ are deaths of inequality ░░░░░░░░ so it s important ░░░░░░░░ us to acknowledge how ░░░░░░░░ the level of of ░░░░░░░░ that we are at ░░░░░░░░ now that is due ░░░░░░░░ the incompetence of this ░░░░░░░░ that is due to ░░░░░░░░ lack of responsiveness of ░░░░░░░░ administration and when it ░░░░░░░░ to the particular cruelty ░░░░░░░░ undocumented immigrants It is ░░░░░░░░ a form of denial ░░░░░░░░ the fact that many ░░░░░░░░ these undocumented people pay ░░░░░░░░ they fund our public ░░░░░░░░ and they find the ░░░░░░░░ public health system that ░░░░░░░░ are being denied access ░░░░░░░░ right now through the ░░░░░░░░ of dollars of taxes ░░░░░░░░ they pay Billions more ░░░░░░░░ the way these undocumented ░░░░░░░░ pay billions more in ░░░░░░░░ than Facebook does than ░░░░░░░░ does and then many ░░░░░░░░ corporations do And so ░░░░░░░░ it comes to contributions ░░░░░░░░ our public systems they ░░░░░░░░ far more than these ░░░░░░░░ these corporations do And ░░░░░░░░ s extraordinarily important that ░░░░░░░░ have safe access to ░░░░░░░░ public health system And ░░░░░░░░ the way it shouldn ░░░░░░░░ just be for COVID ░░░░░░░░ cases Our public health ░░░░░░░░ should be free at ░░░░░░░░ point of service for ░░░░░░░░ single person in this ░░░░░░░░ There are folks that ░░░░░░░░ saying You ll get ░░░░░░░░ sick leave if it ░░░░░░░░ COVID 19 related as ░░░░░░░░ re seeing with Amazon ░░░░░░░░ ll take your fever ░░░░░░░░ you don t have ░░░░░░░░ test then you will ░░░░░░░░ be paid you will ░░░░░░░░ receive paid sick leave ░░░░░░░░ should have universal systems ░░░░░░░░ every person can see ░░░░░░░░ doctor free of charge ░░░░░░░░ they need to see ░░░░░░░░ so they can get ░░░░░░░░ care that they need ░░░░░░░░ is what it means ░░░░░░░░ live in an advanced ░░░░░░░░ modern and humane society ░░░░░░░░ so long as we ░░░░░░░░ t do that we ░░░░░░░░ not earned the right ░░░░░░░░ call ourselves one.”
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