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One year into the Trump era, the American left is still growing

One year since Trump’s inauguration, the American left is more organized than ever before.

In the immediate wake of President Donald Trump’s inauguration there was an explosion of progressive activism across the country. A host of new organizations were created to channel the frustrations of Americans who oppose Trump’s agenda into organized and sustained activism, while older, existing leftist groups had new life breathed into them by the newly energized hoards.

One year later, the enthusiasm and outrage has not waned and nascent movements have matured into full-fledged operations ready to take on the 2018 midterm elections.

There are massive numbers of groups that have either emerged or grown from , the grassroots movement that grew out of the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, to , a group helping young progressives run for state and local office, to , a

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