Can The People's Bailout build on the momentum of efforts like the Women's March? Max Elbaum argues it holds the potential to serve as a bridge between survival and transformative change.
Max Elbaum argues that as we confront COVID-19, there's no going back to normal. The choice before us is Trumpism entrenched or starting down a new path.
Even if Joe Biden wins the nomination, neoliberalism is dead. Let's be the whirlwind that upends it and inaugurates a cycle of progressive change.
These three numbers aren't get as much press as they should be.
White male billionaires are trying - with varrying success - to control both parties and our entire political discourse. This dangerous spectacle raises the stakes for movements for social justice in 2020.
Trump takes the gloves off following his aquital in the Senate, while Bernie takes the lead for the Democratic nomination. There's still a long road ahead.
Progressives will only become a hegemonic force if they join a broad majoritarian coalition to defeat Trump and become a leading force in politics over the next two presidential cycles.
In the inaugural dispatch of our new 2020 election column, Max Elbaum argues that left organizers must focus on defeating Trump, while recognizing that alone is not enough.
photo credit: AP/Ahn Young-joon By Calvin Cheung-Miaw and Max Elbaum It twists, it turns, it bounces in unexpected directions. How do we make sense of Trump’s foreign policy? Is there a logic behind it or just a series of improvised presidential whims? In the past two years, we’ve seen a confusing mix of policy […]
By Max Elbaum These notes were the basis for a presentation to the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild on November 8, 2018. This piece was originally posted on portside.org Politics is about Power. One of the positive things about this moment is that the question of […]