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Sanders Casts Democratic Socialism in American Terms

The independent, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, echoes President Franklin Roosevelt’s call for a “second Bill of Rights” as he addresses concerns about his electability.
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What Democratic Socialism Means to Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders outlined his vision Thursday for bringing democratic socialism to America, linking it to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s belief that “real freedom must include economic security.” 

A self-described democratic socialist now seeking the presidential nomination for the Democratic Party, Sanders used the speech at Georgetown University in Washington to argue that the legacy of that ideology lies at the center of American history, beginning with Roosevelt’s “second Bill of Rights.”