Use Populist Rage To Push Obama

Use Populist Rage To Push Obama

The populist fires are burning. But what’s next? Bob Borosage thinks progressives should push Obama farther left.

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Robert Borosage discusses the history of populism and the profound collapse that has led the country to this moment. With Wall Street discredited and the cult of the entrepreneur crumbling, progressives should pressure government to make regulations that will lead to a new American ethic.

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