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  • Rep. Keith Ellison: DNC Sanders Protesters Are "Actually Helping Us"

    By Molly Knefel, Truthout | News Analysis

    Bernie supporters raise their signs at the Democratic National Convention, July 25, 2016. In a week when Democrats focused on the national election, progressives emphasized the need for local organizing.Bernie supporters raise their signs at the Democratic National Convention, July 25, 2016. In a week when Democrats focused on the national election, progressives emphasized the need for local organizing. (Photo: Myles Bess / Youth Radio)

    There is a growing recognition on the left that an election is only one of many avenues for change-making. The organizing work taking place at the community-level -- wholly outside the DNC hall -- has the greater power to push a progressive agenda.

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