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Bernie Sanders: the aim should be full employment

The former Democratic presidential candidate says work provides dignity and there is enough of it to go around

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During my campaign for president in 2016, I stated over and over again that the future of the United States was dependent upon political revolution. During the last two years, I have travelled to 32 states and spoken to tens of thousands of people. The ideas that we have proposed, once considered “extreme” and “unrealistic,” are now widely supported. While the progressive agenda is gaining momentum, we’ve got to search for new ideas that address the needs of working families in a rapidly…

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