Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the politics of beauty | Curio

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the politics of beauty

6 mins | Sep 4, 2020

Taking on the patriarchy — one brow brush at a time. "It's cheering to see an intelligent woman talking so freely about her love of make-up — one who is not ashamed to celebrate her looks. Women in politics tend to be cringingly bashful when talking about so-called girly subjects; it's assumed a moral failure that any self-respecting feminist might want their lips to 'pop'." Jo Ellison comments in the Financial Times.

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From Financial Times