The 2008 financial crisis crystallized for people around the country the fact that something was wrong. Americans had already been losing faith in elites who had failed to protect them from crisis after crisis and disaster after disaster. After the collapse, we expected someone to have a solution but were inevitably disappointed. Instead, we got high and rising unemployment, foreclosures spiraling out of control, and, as the protest chant went, "banks got bailed out, we got sold out."
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"The Sanders Campaign Is Over. The Political Revolution Is Not" is from the August 22, 2016 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.