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Can Socialists Win the American Suburbs for Democrats?

The Virginia elections could hold lessons for 2018 and beyond.

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Can Socialists Win The Suburbs For Democrats?

Should Democrats present a moderate corporate-friendly agenda to try to win suburban swing voters, or should they instead embrace the populist politics of Bernie Sanders? Lee Carter, the self-described socialist who won a pivotal election in Virginia this week, says the latter path is the only way forward. In a podcast interview with International Business Times,…

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