It's Election Night 2020 and Bob swears she'll never vote again. In 2016, she took a chance on the new guy promising change — Donald J. Trump. But four years later, the economy’s collapsing, Bob’s losing loved ones to COVID-19, and the other presidential candidate is promising a return to a past that wasn't so great for people like Bob.
Tonight she's telling everyone in her small-town bar that the system is rigged, and nothing's ever gonna change. Along comes a mysterious stranger with an intriguing offer. He'll show her an America where working people came together to demand a brighter future, and where socialism isn't a dirty word.
He'll take her all the way to ... 1912, when the Socialist Party was winning millions of American votes. Bob discovers a hidden history and realizes that she may have more in common with those pesky progressives.
She begins to ask herself:
What will it take to get people to stop voting against their interests?
How do we overcome the divide-and-conquer tactics that keep us all down?
When did our electoral choices get so limited?
And isn't it time to get off the swinging pendulum that's left us at our current impasse?
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