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The Working Families Party began in just a few states. But lately it's been lending weight to elections from Birmingham, Alabama to Albuquerque, New Mexico. more

Nov 22, 2017 10:00 AM Multimedia

New “autopsy” report urges progressive “re-boot.” more

Nov 1, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

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No matter its shaky political future, the bill outlines a fundamentally re-envisioned plan and a new bulwark on health care for those who have long fought for universal healthcare from the margins. But it's not perfect. more

Sep 18, 2017 7:50 AM Dispatches 2 Comments

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Former Ohio state senator Nina Turner hopes a "people's platform" will help shift the direction of the Democratic Party. more

Aug 22, 2017 11:50 AM Multimedia

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The Democratic Party’s marriage with corporate interests—like any poisonous marriage—means that a bold progressive shift is not about “waking up,” but about breaking up. more

Jun 26, 2017 1:27 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

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As Democrats struggle to find their footing in the Trump era, the primary for governor in Virginia shows how the party needs to evolve on the issue of education “reform.” more

Jun 23, 2017 12:09 PM Public School Shakedown 2 Comments

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Donkey Hotey

This is the one area in which Trump has bipartisan support. He does not deserve it. Airstrikes in Syria by a U.S.-led coalition just killed at least 12 people. The response from Democrats in Congress: radio silence. more

Jun 13, 2017 1:54 PM Dispatches

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A thousand activists gathered in Washington, D.C. at the People’s Action convention this past weekend. Their target? Translating protests into electoral victory. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:07 PM Resist!

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Lorie Shaull

The outcome of the Ellison-Perez contest will shape how Democrats position themselves as the opposition party at a time of unprecedented mass resistance to the Trump-Republican agenda more

Feb 24, 2017 12:35 PM Dispatches

How can it be that the vast resources of the Dems aren’t being engaged to support activists doing their darndest to defeat blatantly destructive Trump nominees? more

Feb 21, 2017 9:18 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

Thank you to all the Obamas. Do you think smudging with sage sticks will help this time? more

Jan 20, 2017 9:15 AM Multimedia

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David Bacon

Reforming the electoral college is key to saving the democracy. People are working on it. more

Nov 29, 2016 4:29 PM Magazine 3 Comments

Tomorrow we will continue our work. more

Nov 10, 2016 2:09 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

It will be good to put all this uncivil discourse behind us. more

Oct 20, 2016 1:49 PM Dispatches

We're seeing a wave of Democrats inspired by the presidential candidacy of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to mount unlikely congressional bids. more

Oct 11, 2016 2:50 PM Magazine

In the end it was a rout. more

Oct 5, 2016 1:50 PM Dispatches

Things unwind at the Republican and Democratic conventions. more

Sep 2, 2016 10:06 PM Magazine

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