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Imagine being this dismissive of the most working class, diverse, and female coalition in this race.

Let me tell you about who I spoke to at the rally.

I interviewed some of them here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/29-…
Lucia grew up in the foster care system. She said she has a Bernie tattoo on her forearm bc it’s where people in dispaor cut themselves. But Bernie, she said, “says despair is not an option. So he motivated me. He keeps me focused. He keeps me fired up— do know I’m not a loser.
"It really is hard for us foster kids, & Bernie has been fighting for us the whole time. Like he's been fighting for our parents -alot of us didn't want to get taken away from our parents. We were only taken away bc our parents were the working poor and couldn't take care of us."
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As he works tirelessly to put together one of our best-ever episodes of #HearTheBern out of late clips obtained from Saturday's rally, I just want to shout out our extremely talented podcast producer @wbend.
@wbend This entire podcast is a 2 person job, & b/c of him, we're 29 eps in without a single interruption or delay.

I can't wait for you to hear tomorrow's episode, which includes interviews with several of you whom I met at the rally, & the best parts of last week.
@wbend I also can't wait for you to hear our #DemDebate recap with @tysonbrody, which I can now tease for you with this adorable gif Ben very kindly made! #HearTheBern
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I had the extreme privilege of talking to @CornelWest today for tomorrow's episode of #HearTheBern. Last week, I had the joy of interviewing @harveyjkaye. I can't wait for you to hear these two amazing scholars talk about how the legacy of the New Deal charts a path forward!
@CornelWest @harveyjkaye Don't forget! Video versions of the podcast are available later in the week. Check out our GND episode (22) with @KateAronoff and @dwallacewells here!

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For everyone still pretending not to understand how media bias works, @Krystalball breaks it down beautifully here.
@krystalball For more MSNBC reporters using examples from their personal life to illustrate media bias, listen to our media criticism episode of #HearTheBern, with @SamSeder.

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/17-…
@krystalball @SamSeder YouTube link:
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“Trump breaths air. You breathe air Bernie. How will voters tell the difference?”

Americans deserve better than this questioning. #DemDebate
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For more on media bias and how we plan to beat it, listen: soundcloud.com/hear-the-bern/… #hearthebern
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"Rich kids" don't take out loans at an 8% interest rate just for fun.

This is exactly the type of justification used to privatize schools, libraries, and other public services.

Progressive taxation means the wealthy pay more to support public goods. This is basic stuff.
I break it down further here: tinyurl.com/y4bb6qo7
And in the most recent episode of #HearTheBern, I go into more detail: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/13-…
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