Residents in the New York area represented by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted her for sharing a video last month that said propaganda was being fed to the American public about inflation.
The video, from left-wing New Zealand group Aotearoa Liberation League, blamed “greedy shareholders” for creating “propaganda” about inflation.
“The price of everything keeps going up; meanwhile, the corporations selling those things are making massive profits,” the video stated. “The goal of the capitalist is to disconnect these two facts from one another. So they use this concept of inflation.”
“The propaganda around inflation and cost of living is so powerful that we forget the very basic fact that corporations set the prices for their products,” the video continued. “If a corporation raises its prices and then makes