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On the Trail With Bernie Sanders 2.0

Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone
Can the Vermont senator win over Trump voters and harness his grassroots army to transform the Democratic Party?

Operation Take Down Bernie

Ruth Conniff The Progressive
Sanders’s socialism is scary for a Democratic establishment that worries a lot about electability. Cue the media hit pieces.

The Young Left’s Anti-Capitalist Manifesto

Clare Malone FiveThirtyEight
Its goal is to remake our economic system — and the Democratic Party. Since the 2016 election, the left’s political and cultural influence has ballooned. Membership in DSA grew exponentially during the first years of the Trump administration.
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