Time to Transform Bernies’s Campaign Into a Permanent Organization

21 Apr

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Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a town hall event at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Sanders trails rival Hillary Clinton in South Carolina poll conducted by CBS News with 40 percent of likely Democratic voters to Clinton's 59 percent. Photographer: Daniel Acker



Time to Transform Bernies’s Campaign Into a Permanent Organization

The biggest question for Bernie Sanders and his supporters is whether they’ll transform his presidential campaign into a permanent organization that can carry his political revolution forward in the long-term; or whether, like Occupy Wall Street, it will quickly disappear.

If Bernie pulls off a triple bank shot, receives the Democratic nomination, and is elected president, such an organization will be needed to help him accomplish his ambitious goals. If a corporate centrist Democrat like Hillary Clinton becomes president, a mass national social democratic/socialist/liberal organization is needed to prevent her from moving to the right and to build a base for real progressive change. If a right-wing populist like Donald Trump becomes president, such an organization is needed even more to mobilize mass resistance to his potentially divisive and racist policies.

It’s not just Mitch McConnell…

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