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Paul Street
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Paul Street holds a doctorate in U.S. history from Binghamton University. He is former vice president for research and planning of the Chicago Urban League. Street is also the author of numerous books,…
Paul Street

Paul Jay of The Real News asks Truthdig contributor Paul Street if President Obama is a true progressive and whether his policies "helped set the table for the emergence of a Trump." The two take a look at the administration's major policy failings, especially those related to health care and Wall Street, and trace the path that may have led to the rise of right-wing populism.

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