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Special Relationship #4: Bernie Sanders and Beyond

June 9th, 2016

Episode 679 of 800 episodes

Today, Celeste and John delve into the Bernie Sanders phenomenon and what it means for the future of Democratic and third-party politics. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, a supporter of Sanders rival Hillary Clinton, looks at the election through the lens of his own experiences as a 2004 presidential contender. He gives his take on not only Clinton and Sanders, but on presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump as well. Providing an international perspective: Writer Sam Knight, who uses the knowledge he gained from producing a deeply reported New Yorker magazine profile of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to compare the state of left-flank politics in the U.S. and the U.K.