It’s Not Too Late for Bernie

Sanders meeting with Hillary Clinton in 1993 to discuss her then reform to the healthcare system

After what happened in 2016, why did Senator Bernie Sanders decide to run as a Democrat again in 2020 when he has been an Independent for his entire career? Instead of playing to one of his greatest strengths, namely that he is not part of the Democrat-Republican duopoly, he succumbed to conventional wisdom that says that only a major party candidate can have a shot at winning a presidential election. Given how well he was doing in the…

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Riad Kherdeen

PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley. Your source for original, critical, thought-provoking content about art, history, culture, and politics.