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Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders Campaign Didn’t Fail. It Energized Millions and Shifted U.S. Politics, on Democracy Now!
“It’s common to say now that the Sanders campaign failed. I think that’s a mistake. I think it was an extraordinary success, completely shifted the arena of debate and discussion. Issues that were unthinkable a couple years ago are now right in the middle of attention.”
The left should avoid allowing the right to set its agenda for struggle.
“Actual discussion of content, of issues that matter to Americans, is very, very rarely heard in the press. …”