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July 8, 2020

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No honeymoon: Activists on the left prepare for a possible Biden presidency

“I’ve always regarded electoral politics as a racket … Bernie showed me how to do it right — how electoral politics can serve social movements and help build them instead of sapping the energy from them.”

October 15, 2020

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Pelosi ignoring calls for debate

In November, for the first time in her 33-year congressional career, Pelosi will be challenged for her San Francisco seat in a general election by a fellow Democrat, who calls her insufficiently progressive. If she’s worried, she doesn’t show it — she won’t even respond to his calls for a debate.

Pelosi has not debated an opponent since her first race for Congress in 1987, and she has demonstrated no interest in sharing a stage with Shahid Buttar, the child of Pakistani immigrants, attorney and democratic socialist who is running against her in November.

October 15, 2020

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March 6, 2021

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June 12, 2020

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Pre-pandemic • November 16, 2019