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People celebrate on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. - Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades. (Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images) News
Jubilant Celebrations Outside Trump White House, Nationwide After Biden/Harris Victory
"The fight isn't over. But man, this feels good right now."
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When it comes to the 2020 election—even though Biden himself ran against Medicare for All—a very clear pattern emerges when you look at what kind of Democrat lost and what the kinds of Democrats who won this cycle. (Image: via Ryan Knight / @ProudSocialist) News
'Every. Single. One.': Ocasio-Cortez Notes Every Democrat Who Backed Medicare for All Won Reelection in 2020
The same cannot be said for those more centrist lawmakers who continue to defend the nation's increasingly unpopular for-profit healthcare system.
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"Will the leaders of these inexcusable defeats—Senator Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi—explain how this happened?" asks Nader. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Biden Has Ousted a Lying and Corrupt Trump—But That Doesn't Mean Democrats Had a Great Election Day
Loaded with nearly twice as much money as the GOP, the Democrats showed that weak candidates with no robust agendas for people where they live, work, and raise their families, is a losing formula.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a town hall hosted by the NAACP on September 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Also pictured is Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Views
What Democrats Should Learn From the Spate of Socialist Wins on Election Day
It’s not enough to be anti-Trump. Socialists are showing you can win elections by standing for something.
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If we let it, the pendulum will swing back and forth, between ineffectual lethargy and ineffectual rage, until it is too late. Unless we actively fight back, the stagnation will suffocate us all. (Photo: Ron Adar / Echoes Wire / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Views
The Task of 'Sleepy Joe' Is To Put Liberal America Right Back To Sleep
T he US empire’s insatiable greed and determination to colonise every last inch of the planet, if only with our waste products, is gradually killing the life-systems we depend on.
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Ocasio-Cortez Dismisses Centrist Attempts to Blame Left for Dem Losses, Calling on Party to Listen to Progressive Demands
"The whole 'progressivism is bad' argument just doesn't have any compelling evidence that I've seen."
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Former Vice President and presidential nominee Joe Biden addresses reporters on November 5, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
As Trump Melts Down, Biden Campaign—Verging on Win—Says It Will Be 'Perfectly Capable of Escorting Trespassers' From White House
Biden teetering on victory as latest vote counts continue to lean toward Democratic challenger.
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 Centrist push back against social movements and voters that departed to far form their middle class and rich comfort zones, are more dangerous than ever. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Resisting the "Moderate" Reaction
To defeat Trumpism the extreme centre must stop blaming leftist and minorities for their losses.
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Supporters of Medicare For All demonstrate outside of the Charleston Gaillard Center ahead of the Democratic presidential primary debate on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) News
As Centrist House Democrats Attack Medicare for All, Fox News Poll Shows 72% of Voters Want 'Government-Run Healthcare Plan'
"If you actively campaign against majority opinion on healthcare during a pandemic, don't be surprised that voters don't like it," warned one journalist, looking ahead to runoff races in Georgia.
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With enormous grassroots outreach that only they could credibly accomplish, progressive activists were a crucial part of the de facto united front to defeat Trump. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Progressives Made Trump's Defeat Possible. Now It's Time to Challenge Biden and Other Corporate Democrats.
Without a strong progressive program as a rudder, the Biden presidency will be awash in much the same old rhetorical froth and status-quo positions that have so often caused Democratic incumbents to founder, bringing on GOP electoral triumphs.
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