US left toasts Trump loss but warns against Biden 'status quo'

New York (AFP) – Donald Trump’s election defeat to Joe Biden came as a relief to the Democratic party’s left flank — but for most progressives, the centrist’s White House win ends one battle and launches another.”We aren’t in a free fall to hell anymore,” congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, perhaps the American left’s most visible face, said in a recent interview with The New York Times. “But whether we’re going to pick ourselves up or not is the lingering question.”During Biden’s campaign, Democratic socialists like Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont’s Senator Bernie Sanders — the runner-up in t…

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