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Seizing the Moment: Young Socialists Take on the Old Democratic Guard
It should be no surprise that a growing percentage of millennials dislike capitalism. Having come of age during the Great Recession or in the midst of the dismally slow (and profoundly unequal ) recovery, many young Americans know only an economic environment beset by instability and falling...
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Don't Mourn. Organize. (And, Yes, Also Vote)
Why my small act of voting is not nearly as important as the organizing I do all year long
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Making 'Our Revolution' Ours
One of the most remarkable things about Sanders’ campaign was how it electrified the young, reinvigorated progressives, and forced Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party to lurch desperately to the left. Of course, once she got the nomination, she wasted no time in tacking back to the right of...
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Courting the Right, Smearing the Left: The Ethos of the Clinton Campaign
Throughout the 2016 Democratic primary, left-wing critics of Hillary Clinton, including Bernie Sanders, were repeatedly smeared as racists, sexists, and class-reductionists — or some combination of the three — by surrogates of the former Secretary of State, and by the former Secretary of State,...
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Down-Ballot Wins in Florida, Arizona Show Power of Political Revolution
' As we move forward into the next chapter of our political revolution, we are going to win some elections, and we are going to lose some elections'
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Establishment Darling Debbie Wasserman Schultz Defeats Progressive Challenger
But 'the very fact that this race was competitive sent a powerful message to the corrupt political establishment'
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The Debut of Our Revolution: Great Potential. But.
While Bernie Sanders was doing a brilliant job of ripping into the Trans-Pacific Partnership during the livestreamed launch of the Our Revolution organization on Wednesday night, CNN was airing a phone interview with Hillary Clinton and MSNBC was interviewing Donald Trump’s campaign manager. That...
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'Our Revolution' Kick-Off Signals New Phase for Movement Sanders Built
"There is a progressive wave in America waiting for a politics to catch up with it. We are up against mighty forces of money, lobbying and greed—but, in the end, this wave will not be denied."
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Dear Us and Dear Bernie: A Few Notes on Our Revolution
Left commentary berates mainstream media for serving up ‘too much Trump.” Fair enough, but left writers also flood us with endlessly repetitive Trump coverage. Left commentary claims that at election time an endless stream of writers overemphasize the ephemeral and ignore the serious. True, but...
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The Populist Uprising Isn’t Over—It’s Only Just Begun
The summer ends with a growing lament among progressives. Tom Frank’s cutting voice sums it up : “And so ends the great populist uprising of our time, fizzling out pathetically in the mud and the bigotry stirred up by a third-rate would-be caudillo named Donald J Trump. So closes an era of populist...
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