How Bernie Sanders Could Change American Politics

The most intriguing part of Sanders’ campaign then could be to introduce America to the Ronald Reagan of the left. I imagine that person is out there right now, and historians of the future will credit Sanders as bringing him or her onto the national stage.

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America Moves to the Left

What’s truly interesting is that the presence of someone as leftwing as Sanders in the Democratic presidential race would have unthinkable just 10 years ago. Today both Sanders and the most popular alternative to Hillary, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts), are very leftwing.

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War on Wall Street Looms in Politics, Washington

The political implications of this are obvious: Wall Street is going to be a major issue in the 2016 presidential campaigns. Economic issues, such as income inequality, financial regulation, student loans, jobs, etc. will be the defining ones in the election. Those who want to win elections, or at least Democratic primaries, will have to be the most vocal in attacking it.

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