Democratic Divide: The New Progressives in the Party at Odds with the Centrists

"We can not go back to the old ways, we have to go forward with a new and progressive agenda..." - Bernie Sanders

Democracy Now! - June 4, 2019

As the 2020 election heats up and calls for President Trump’s impeachment continue, we look at the deepening divide within the Democratic Party with Ryan Grim, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for The Intercept. He is the author of the new book “We’ve Got People: From Jesse Jackson to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement.” In it, he writes, “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem like she came from nowhere, but the movement that propelled her to office—and to global political stardom—as been building for 30 years.”

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