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Sanders' Success: Democratic Socialism Goes Mainstream

In this article on how the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign has brought the discussion of socialism to mainstream discourse, our co-founder Gar Alperovitz is cited for his observations on why different political systems such socialism are taking root in the U.S.:

“All things considered, economic and social pain is likely to deepen and persist,” economist Gar Alperovitz argues in What Then Must We Do?  A grim economic picture is intensifying the hunger for a radically different direction for America—manifested in support for both the Sanders and the Trump presidential campaigns… Read full article.

Publication date: 2016-05-31
Parent publication: The Progressive
Publication URL: http://www.progressive.org/news/2016/06/188778/sanders-success-democratic-socialism-goes-mainstream

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