Both Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are political throwbacks. But whereas Warren wants to fix the policies that went astray in the Clinton era, Sanders wants to change the economic foundations of American life.
Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin, and the author of The Socialist Manifest: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality.
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