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The Perils of Pelosi

I wish Pelosi would open up to her left colleagues, but it’s not likely to happen anytime soon

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What Should American Progressives Learn from the Midterms?

Victories in Congress and at the state and local level could pave the way for a progressive groundswell in 2020

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Trumpism – How Should the Left Respond?

Dissent Editors and Contributors Debate how the Left can defeat Trump

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Clinton vs. Sanders: Who’s the real progressive?

The Democratic Party Presidential primary is now heating up as a two-person race between two evenly matched candidates, both of whom declare themselves and not their adversary to be a “progressive.”

Bernie Sanders has declared that “You can be a moderate. You can be a progressive. But you cannot be a moderate and a progressive.”

Hillary Clinton has expressed amusement that Sanders considers himself the …

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