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Salon: Bernie Sanders isn't a "crackpot" -- and the progressive agenda isn't "left-wing"

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The progressive agenda isn't 'left wing.' (Can anyone using the term even define what 'left wing' means anymore?) The progressive agenda is America's story -- from ending slavery to ending segregation to establishing a woman's right to vote to Social Security, the right to organize, and the fight for fair pay and against income inequality. Strip those from our history and you might as well contract America out to the US Chamber of Commerce the National Association of Manufacturers, and Karl Rove, Inc.

At their core, the New Deal, Fair Deal, and Great Society programs were aimed at assuring every child of a decent education, every worker a decent wage, and every senior a decent retirement; if that's extreme, so are the Declaration of Independence and the Preamble to the Constitution.
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