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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Millennial voter: I just want my issues taken seriously

Millennial voter: I just want my issues taken seriously

I am about as millennial as they come. I was born in the late 1980s, I am a highly educated professional, I have six figures of student debt, my politics are left-of-center, my wife and I have delayed having children into our 30s, and though to the best of my recollection I have never made avocado toast, I like avocados and I like toast, so I imagine the two go together just fine.

My problems are also typical millennial problems. Almost my entire paycheck goes to paying down my student loans, my credit cards, my rent and my bills. After that, there’s not much left to put away for home-buying, children, vacation or retirement. Many millennials in my situation blame neoliberalism...

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