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A Democrat democratises art: a deep dive into the Bernie Sanders meme

Bernie Sanders is, for many, one of the enduring images from the 47th Presidential Inauguration of the United States. Few though, would have predicted that on such a historic day, viral fame would be claimed by a photograph of the Vermont Senator sat criss-crossed on a fold-down plastic chair, whilst wearing an oversized parka and […]

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Will Joe Biden join the radical left express, or are we destined for four years of delays and cancellations?

In American elections, there is little worse than the smear of socialism. Therefore, it is no surprise that when faced with a floundering economy, a mishandled pandemic and a crisis of inequality, the Republicans resorted to playground politics reminiscent of Joseph McCarthy: attempting to drag Joe Biden through the mud rather than engaging in debate. […]

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It’s pragmatic to be progressive

The common argument for Joe Biden is that out of all the Democrats running for President, he holds a unique position in his ability to deny Donald Trump four more years in the White House. Many voters might prefer alternative, potentially more progressive candidates, but finding their desire to oust Trump so great, they are […]

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The divided Democrats are Trump’s key to success

In this week’s U.S. presidential debate, in which Democratic politicians made their case as the best shot to go up against Donald Trump in the November election, perhaps the most memorable moment of the evening happened after the debate had finished. In a brief but tense exchange, Warren pointedly rejected Sanders’ offer of a handshake, […]

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2020 is a friendlier field to progressive candidates like Sanders

The 2020 Democratic primary is a race that has been taking shape since the staggering blow the party faced in 2016. Three years later, the field for the democratic primary shows a remarkable range of women and minorities, most with progressive agendas. The candidacy of Bernie Sanders adds to the depth of this field. His […]