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What the Bernie Sanders Coalition Wants

Sarah Leonard, senior editor for The Nation, and Slate columnist Michelle Goldberg discuss the future of the Bernie Sanders coalition, a group of people who largely supported the Occupy Wall Street movement and are now at the forefront of he fight for nationwide $15 minimum wage, among other things.

Win or lose, what's the meaning of the Sanders coalition for the future of American politics? Tweet/call with your thoughts: 212-433-9692

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) April 20, 2016

@BrianLehrer The far-left isn't dead and a realignment of the major parties is inevitable now #BernieSanders

— Pat Johnson (@JerzDevl2000) April 20, 2016

Great @BrianLehrer segment now on Sanders coalition, coming (broadly) out of Occupy, Fight For 15, #BLM, w/ shout to @collier on generations

— David Moore (@ppolitics) April 20, 2016

@BrianLehrer Looks like a coalition of the idealistic and uninformed. Not a bright future. If they start a voting info movement, better.

— Liz Adams (@Fieldandfen) April 20, 2016


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