Bernie Sanders Won’t Be President. Now What? | AJ+ Opinion

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Apr 9, 2020

Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist and senator for Vermont, has announced the end of his 2020 presidential campaign. But what does that mean for the progressive movement? And is it really over? Sanders found support among young people on issues like Medicare For All, climate change, legalization of marijuana and ending mass incarceration – issues that activist Linda Sarsour says the progressive movement should continue to focus on. We speak to Sarsour on what the defeat of Sanders means, what Joe Biden needs to do to persuade progressives to vote for him and whether “Bernie or bust” is a real threat come November.

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