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Mutante

As the midterm elections approach, we’d better prepare for another misinformation onslaught from Russia, without love. Here’s how. more

Op-Eds

In the wake of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s historic victory, the stage may be set for even more stunning upsets of incumbent Democrats across the country. more

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Jeff Abbott

The view from small-town polling stations on Election Day shows a corrupted democracy that bottom-up activists hope AMLO can start fixing from the top-down. more

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Fibonacci Blue

A new wave of progressive candidates are challenging the party establishment and taking on police brutality. more

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Gage Skidmore

Is a state constitutional crisis in the offing? more

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Governor Tom Wolf

In a recently de-gerrymandered state, Democrats standing up for public education hit on a winning strategy. more

Public School Shakedown

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HEATH HINEGARDNER

The coming blue wave offers fifty opportunities for progressive change. more

Magazine

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Independent Production Fund

One way the candidate is moving the needle? Pushing to end unfair and inaccurate teacher ratings based on students' standardized test scores. more

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Lawrence Jackson

From its beginnings, the firm used African politics as a testing ground for influencing the behavior of the voting public. more

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DonkeyHotey

Progressive candidates launching campaigns funded by small donors are taking the biggest hits. more

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Sarah Jaffe

The Working Families Party has had a busy week: parting ways with Andrew Cuomo, helping push Paul Ryan into retirement, and honing a much-watched national strategy going into November. more

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Gage Skidmore

The House Speaker’s decision to retire will remove one of America’s most pernicious political figures, whose mild manner belies the icy calculations of a man long driven by the doctrine of greed. more

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Max Pixel

To really reverse the Trump agenda, "resistance" is not enough. Instead, a program for making material changes in people's lives is necessary for motivating people to come to the polls. more

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EneasMx

A small crowd gathered to watch the dancers and wait for María de Jesús Patricio Martínez—better known as Marichuy—the Zapatista candidate for president of Mexico, and first indigenous woman to run for the highest office in the country’s history. more

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Paul Corio

Trump’s first year was marked by division, derision, indecision, and lack of supervision. more

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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

“We’ve had good and bad Presidents, but all 44 people who preceded Trump, saw themselves as representing everyone in the United States, even those who didn’t vote for them. Trump has never tried to do that.” more

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Julie Halverson

For all the apparent unity and motivation drummed up by the Women’s March, what progress—especially on the theme of reproductive justice—can we look to as a sign of the power of mass action? more

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Library of Congress

In 2018 all eyes are on electoral politics. But what does that mean for social movements? more

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Jeff Abbott

“The people remain mobilized. This is not going to end.” more

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It might have been a welcome opportunity to underscore the perfidy of Trump's team—if not for the fact that most Democrats supported his goal. more

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