This New Republic article is a superb overview on why the supporters of Bernie Sanders, and Democrats in general,need to expand their vision if they want to really accomplish anything. If you are working for change read this and forward to your friends in Red states.
The real road to progressive victory doesn’t run through the White House in 2016, but the states in 2020. Those races will decide who controls the next round of redistricting—and whether Republicans can largely lock down majorities in state capitals and Washington for another decade, as they did after their sweeping wins in 2010. “In Congress, the Tea Party lunatics have taken over the asylum,” says Dan Cantor, national director of the Working Families Party. “It’s state legislatures where progressives need to win back power.”