(The Daily Caller) Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promoted prison abolition" in a pair of tweets Monday morning. Ocasio-Cortez called for a real conversation about decarceration and prison abolition in this country" adding: A cage is a cage is a cage. And humans dont belong in them." Prison abolition" is a radical left-wing movement to abolish prisons altogetherincluding for violent offenders. The Democratic Socialists of America of which Ocasio-Cortez is a part voted in August to create a national Police & Prison Abolition Working Group." Mass incarceration is our American reality. It is a system whose logic evolved from the same lineage as Jim Crow American apartheid & slavery" Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter. To end it we have to change. That means we need to have a real conversation about decarceration & prison abolition in this country."