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Should Progressives Unify with the Democratic Party Establishment? Hell No!, by Jeff Cohen (HuffPo)

In this piece, Jeff Cohen talks about the possibilities of building progressive power in this period.

Good news about the Bernie campaign is that the whole world — including even mainstream media — now knows that there is a loud and proud left in our country. They know exactly where we stand on domestic issues and that our positions are widely popular...

The best-case scenario, of course, is that Bernie becomes the next president.

But here’s another decent scenario: The divisive Trump-led Republicans suffer a massive defeat. The centrists take power . . . but with a mobilized and independent left breathing down their necks.

Such a scenario hasn’t occurred in our country since about 1932.

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