Bernie Sanders

Racism May Have Gotten Us Into This Mess, But Identity Politics Can’t Get Us Out

Briahna Joy Gray
New York Magazine
It’s often argued that centering economics means abandoning racial or other identity groups that have fought hard for well-deserved political leverage. But political messaging is not a zero-sum game. The question is not “identity politics or economic justice,” but how to adopt a complementary union of the two.

Problems of the Super-Rich

Lawrence Wittner
Huffington Post
Based on recent economic developments, the super-rich don’t have much to complain about. Yet, the super-rich face the problem of how long people are going to tolerate a situation in which just eight men possess the same wealth as half the world’s population.

Populists Are on the March in the South: Bernie-Backed Insurgent Randall Woodfin Defeats Birmingham’s Incumbent Mayor

Zaid Jilani
The Intercept
It's not the Old South. The mayors of the largest cities in Mississippi and Alabama have now won on anti-establishment to downright radical platforms. In November, Vincent Fort will try to make in three in a row in Atlanta.

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