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

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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.

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

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