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AOC spends inauguration day in Costco buying supplies for NYC strikers

Jan 21, 2021 - The Independent UK

Workers at Hunt’s Point Produce Market are striking over a $1-an-hour wage increase

Instead of participating in the pomp and circumstance of Joe Biden ’s inauguration in DC, congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spent her afternoon at Costco , buying supplies for hundreds of striking New York City grocery workers.

“Hundreds are on strike at Hunts Point Market in the Bronx for a $1 raise,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez, a former food worker herself , wrote on Twitter “They need our s...