Commentary

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat 10-term veteran Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., in the New York's 14th Congressional District primary, she instantly became a national celebrity, and the Democratic Party took another big step towards embracing socialized medicine. The 28-year-old Bronx native ran as an unapologetic socialist, a protege...

California’s chronic water problems were once again national news when Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation establishing a code of water-use restrictions that would be more fitting for an undeveloped nation. As usual, policymakers chose the austerity of coercive public policy over the voluntary, cooperative agreements...

Last month, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, an outspoken socialist, beat 10-term Congressman Joe Crowley, the fourth-highest-ranking House Democrat, in the primary election for New York's 14th congressional district. Ocasio-Cortez is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America and a former organizer for Sen. Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign....