Should Bernie Sanders run in the Democratic primaries in 2024? President of The Nation Bhaskar Sunkara says “yes”—if Biden doesn’t. Sanders transformed American politics and, Bhaskar argues, he remains a uniquely important figure for Democrats and the left.
Also: Twenty years before the January 6 attack on the capitol, a Republican mob attacked a central hub of government operations claiming that the vote count in the presidential election that year was fraudulent and trying to reverse the results. That was the “Brooks Brothers Riot” in Miami, a Republican effort long before Trump. On this week’s episode of Start Making Sense, The Nation‘s D.C. Bureau chief, Chris Lehmann, reviews that history.
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