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The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders
It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."
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The Most Strategic Midterm Race: A Progressive Challenges Steny Hoyer
Pat Elder's challenge to Hoyer not only pushes back against corporate domination, but also tangibly for peace and against militarism around the world
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The more papers are owned by billionaires like Bezos, the more potentially pervasive the billionaires’ influence.(Photo: Screenshot) Views
WaPo Picks a Side in Maryland Race—the Side That’s Offering Billions to Amazon
Looming over the Post’s coverage of the governor’s race is Hogan’s ingratiating support for Amazon, the e-commerce giant owned by the world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos, who also happens to own the Washington Post
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Ayanna Pressley secured her upset victory with a 59-41 landslide. She was one of dozens of insurgents who prevailed in Democratic primaries during the course of the first nine months of 2018. (Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Views
Evolution or Death
The midterms are a battle for the soul of both parties
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"We see that in the pinch, Obama's wretched class politics swamps all other considerations." (Photo: Illustrated | sorrapong/iStock, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
What on Earth Is Obama Doing?
What's been most striking about his political re-entry is its profound worthlessness
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Embracing Medicare for All and Refusing Corporate Cash, Abdul El-Sayed Touted as 'True Progressive' in Michigan Governor's Race
"We have to stand up for a Michigan that embraces our future. That means we have to stand up for a Michigan that's for the people, by the people."
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Medicare for All Is a Winner for Democrats, as Ocasio-Cortez and Others Have Shown
A popular solution to the nation's healthcare woes. That's the future in the U.S., not Obamacare.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrated her victory in New York's 14th congressional district with supporters on June 26. News
Progressives Gain Steam as Ocasio-Cortez Leverages Historic Win to Back Other Insurgent Democrats
"We're making progress. Let's keep up the pressure."
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The Economist’s Premature Obituary for the Sanders Movement
Once more, the corporate media is doing their part in either suppressing or ignoring progressive upstarts and the movement the represent
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic candidate for New York's 14th congressional district, spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Wednesday night about her bold progressive agenda. (Photo: MSNBC/screenshot) News
'It's Not Just One District': Ocasio-Cortez Pushes Back Against Nancy Pelosi's Dismissal of Progressive Wave
"I think that we're in the middle of a movement in this country...but that movement is going to happen from the bottom up. That movement is going to come from voters."
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