Van Gosse outlines 3 historical lessons for engaging the Democratic Party today in the final installment of his primer...
An look at the history of the Democratic Party -- and the Left -- in three periods from Jackson...
As the 2020 election looms on the horizon, major strategic questions confront left organizers, particularly as tensions within a broad anti-Trump front comprised of never-Trump Republicans, corporate Democrats, progressives and socialists simmer and sometimes come to a boil. Organizing Upgrade has published six key articles on 2020 strategy, along with a discussion guide, for groups and individuals to use as they chart a strategy to meet these challenges.
Beyond Bernie: Electoral Strategy for an Independent Left
Organizing Upgrade pulled together leaders and activists from many of the most important movements of the left electoral upsurge to discuss both short- and long-term electoral strategy. The recent resurgence of electoral engagement amongst the social movement and party left in the US is inspiring and full of potential, but still lacks a shared strategy across the groups leading the charge.
The Rainbow Debates
This summer, Organizing Upgrade hosted an online discussion with veterans of the Rainbow Coalition to revisit the history of this dynamic left political experiment and elaborate the strategic questions posed by their experiences for today’s left organizers.