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Bernie Sanders built a legion of meme-making, TikTok-loving online fans. Now they’re pivoting to new socialist goals.

During his two presidential campaigns, Senator Bernie Sanders amassed a huge, meme-driven online following that rivals only Trump’s as a national candidate, especially on platforms like Reddit and TikTok. The Sanders fandom, comprised largely of younger eligible voters and online socialism enthusiasts, is still there – but without a viable […]
Bernie Sanders built a legion of meme-making, TikTok-loving online fans. Now they’re pivoting to new socialist goals.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders is a huge win for him and a way for her to hit back at the Democratic Party

Sen. Bernie Sanders scored a big win during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, as news of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of his 2020 presidential run broke. The move is a shrewd one for Ocasio-Cortez, as it demonstrates she’s not softening her political tactics or looking to appease the Democratic establishment […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders is a huge win for him and a way for her to hit back at the Democratic Party
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Biden touts Obamacare while slamming Sanders and Warren’s healthcare plans

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on Thursday night at the third Democratic debate, touting the Affordable Care Act as an alternative to the sweeping “Medicare for All” plans the senators have been calling for. Biden lauded the ACA, better known as Obamacare, as […]
Biden touts Obamacare while slamming Sanders and Warren’s healthcare plans
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Republicans have themselves to thank for socialism

Socialism is on the rise in America, specifically Democratic socialism. 43% of Americans now say that some form of socialism is good for the country, compared to just 25% in 1942. While Republicans hate this, it turns out they have themselves to blame. It’s their own policies and actions that […]
Republicans have themselves to thank for socialism
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Bernie Sanders says his idea of democratic socialism isn’t like the ‘authoritarian communism’ of the Soviet Union

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday rejected the idea he supports “authoritarian communism” when asked to explain his views on democratic socialism. “What democratic socialism means to me is we expand Medicare, we provide educational opportunity to all Americans, we rebuild our crumbling infrastructure,” Sanders said. “In other words, government serves […]
Bernie Sanders says his idea of democratic socialism isn’t like the ‘authoritarian communism’ of the Soviet Union
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Voters in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district are fans of a lot of her policies, but 70% of them don’t like her democratic socialist label

The majority of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s constituents approve of the freshman congresswoman, but most don’t identify – as she does – with “democratic socialism.” A strong majority of Ocasio-Cortez’s constituents are not happy with her opposition to Amazon’s proposed Queens headquarters, plans for which were scrapped by the e-commerce giant […]
Voters in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district are fans of a lot of her policies, but 70% of them don’t like her democratic socialist label
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Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 78 Family: Sanders is married to political consultant Jane Sanders, and has one biological son (Levi) from a previous marriage and three stepchildren (Heather, Carina, David). Hometown: Burlington, […]
Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.
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Howard Schultz slams the ‘vilification’ of successful people in business as ‘left-leaning’ Democratic presidential hopefuls enter the 2020 race

Howard Schultz criticised the rise of what he called the “vilification” of business success and capitalism as presidential hopefuls vie for the Democratic nomination. “I’m equally concerned about both a socialist democratic president as well as reelecting Donald Trump,” Schultz told Business Insider on Friday. Of the potential Democratic presidential […]
Howard Schultz slams the ‘vilification’ of successful people in business as ‘left-leaning’ Democratic presidential hopefuls enter the 2020 race
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Bernie Sanders says he needs to do a ‘better job’ explaining socialism as Republicans try to link his policies to Venezuela

Sen. Bernie Sanders told NPR it’s “nonsense” when people on the political right attempt to characterise democratic socialism as “authoritarianism and communism and Venezuela.” Socialism remains a divisive term in US politics, and the presidential hopeful signalled he needs to do a “better job” explaining what it really means. The […]
Bernie Sanders says he needs to do a ‘better job’ explaining socialism as Republicans try to link his policies to Venezuela
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‘Queens is not for sale’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and New York activists celebrate Amazon’s decision to cancel HQ2 in Long Island City

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and activists celebrated Amazon’s Thursday announcement that it would not move forward with its planned second headquarters, known as HQ2, in Queens, New York. Ocasio-Cortez called the retreat a win for “everyday New Yorkers” in the fight against “Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power […]
‘Queens is not for sale’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and New York activists celebrate Amazon’s decision to cancel HQ2 in Long Island City
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Julia Salazar, the controversial 27-year-old democratic socialist running for New York State Senate, faces her big test in the New York primary

Julia Salazar, a 27-year-old New York State Senate candidate, is facing a barrage of criticism and media attention amid reports that she misrepresented aspects of her background. While some progressives believe questions around Salazar’s credibility make her an unsuitable candidate, many, including other progressive New York candidates, are standing by […]
Julia Salazar, the controversial 27-year-old democratic socialist running for New York State Senate, faces her big test in the New York primary