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The Post-Midterm Political Landscape and Its Strategic Implications

The 2018 Mid-Terms changed the landscape and set the stage for the intense political warfare that lies ahead. This page offers a collection of articles and interviews posted on Organizing Upgrade that assess the election results, dig deep for insights and lessons from some of the most dynamic campaigns and offer ideas on strategy from now through 2020 and beyond.

Rand Wilson and Peter Olney
  Rand Wilson and Peter Olney respond to the many replies to their January 22 article.   We are...
New York Campaign Organizers
  This piece was written by a group of campaign organizers from the Cynthia Nixon, Jumaane Williams, and Zephyr...
Max Elbaum
photo credit: AP/Ahn Young-joon By Calvin Cheung-Miaw and Max Elbaum   It twists, it turns, it bounces in unexpected...

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.