KATH­LEEN GEIER has writ­ten for The Nation, The Baf­fler, The New Repub­lic and oth­er pub­li­ca­tions. She lives in Chica­go.JAMES THIND­WA is a mem­ber of In These Times’ board of direc­tors and a labor and com­mu­ni­ty activist.
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Does the Left Bear Any Blame for Donald Trump?
The role of progressives in the 2016 election.