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What's in a Name? Bernie Sanders, the Socialist Candidate

Van Gosse | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics
Van Gosse

What difference does it make in the U.S. context that Sanders is an avowed socialist? Why should anyone care, given that his policy prescriptions already place him firmly on the Democratic left? Shouldn't we care more about policies than ideological labels?

As Goes Vermont, So Goes The Country?

Heather Gautney | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Heather Gautney

As the longest serving independent in congressional history, a Sanders run could serve as a litmus test for breaking open our two-party political system. More fundamentally, it could become a referendum on American capitalism itself.