by Sam Lewis At the moment, the focus of the nation and the left is shifting to the public health and economic crisis sparked by COVID-19. Still, we cannot let an evaluation of Bernie Sanders’ historic campaign slip off our agenda. Here’s my attempt: 1) Bernie went from front runner to extreme long-shot between the […]
Left organizers are demanding protections for prisoners and immigrant detainees and prisoners themselves are making their voices heard in the 2020 election.
Many progressives are rightly pushing policies like Medicare for All, but we can't beat COVID-19 without tackling racism and nationalism head on.
Carl Davidson “If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your victory complete.” –Sun Tzu, The Art of War Successful strategic thinking starts with gaining knowledge, in particular gaining adequate knowledge of the big picture, of all the […]
by Gary Broderick “It is coalitions that win big victories,” Alexandria Ocasio Cortez declared, quoting Rev. Jesse Jackson at a Bernie Sanders rally in Ann Arbor this week. Jackson, leader of the Rainbow Coalition that anchored the 1980s fight against Reaganism, had just endorsed Sanders. A.O.C. went on to urge the audience to take on […]
Hot takes on Super Tuesday compiled by Organizing Upgrade The results on Super Tuesday were not what almost anyone across the political spectrum expected. For backers of Bernie Sanders and other left and progressive activists they have set off a wide-ranging conversation about the balance of forces, the strengths and weaknesses of our efforts so […]
Durante los últimos 35 años, las elecciones estatales, el gobierno y las luchas han sido la base fundamental de la toma de poder nacionalista blanco de derecha en que se han convertido Trump y el Trumpismo.
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.
Van Gosse outlines 3 historical lessons for engaging the Democratic Party today in the final installment of his primer on US political parties for organizers.