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Noam Chomsky: What Bernie Sanders Should Do Next

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Chomsky says meaningful change will only come from popular movements that 'don’t pay attention to the election cycle.'

Noam Chomsky sees a lot more in the Bernie Sanders campaign than just a presidential run. “Bernie Sanders is doing courageous things and organizing a lot of people,” Chomsky told Abby Martin on Telesur’s 'The Empire Files.'

“That campaign ought to be directed to sustaining a popular movement which will use the election as an incentive,' said Chomsky. 'And unfortunately, it’s not. When the election's over, the movements will die. The only thing that’ll ever bring about meaningful change is ongoing, dedicated popular movements which don’t pay attention to the election cycle. It’s an extravaganza every four years but then we go on.”

Watch: Chomsky and Martin discuss the impact of the Sanders campaign:

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