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When AOC met Greta Thunberg: The broadsheet

Emma Hinchcliffee writes in Fortune, "When AOC met Greta. Our youngest-ever congresswoman, and one of the most powerful young activists making waves today—Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and climate activist Greta Thunberg—have a lot in common.

In a conversation in The Guardian, the duo interviewed each other about climate change, the differences between the U.S. and Thunberg’s home country of Sweden on the issue, and, of course, being young and underestimated. It’s one of the first things AOC asked 16-year-old Thunberg: how she deals with critics who say she’s too young to know what she believes.

“I’m also allowed to have a say—why shouldn’t I be able to form my own opinion and try to change people’s minds?” Thunberg told the congresswoman. “But I’m sure you hear that a lot, too; that you’re too young and too inexperienced.” READ MORE>>

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