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The Power of Grassroots Movements

Cenk Uygur emphasizes that real change starts from the ground up. Grassroots movements have the power to influence national policies and bring about significant societal changes.


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“Justice is Coming” by Cenk Uygur outlines a compelling vision for a progressive America, arguing that grassroots activism, supported by the majority’s progressive values, will overcome corporate influence and political stagnation to bring about significant societal change.

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