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.
Such a scenario hasn’t occurred in our country since about 1932.
You can read the full post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-cohen/should-progressives-unify_b_10051194.html