The winner of the 2020 election: Capital

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The most memorable moment of the debate between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders — the one that drew a bright line between them — was an exchange about the role on money in politics. Returning to a common theme that he has hammered home throughout his career, Sanders recited a litany of economic injustices, which he punctuated with a question: “Who has the power?”

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD