Organizer and historian Prexy Nesbitt in conversation with Max Elbaum about the uprising for Black Lives and the Global Struggle against racism.
The sprint to November 2020 is underway. The question remains: who will we bring into our growing coalition organized around racial justice and radical economic democracy?
Lamar Wise, an organizer in Portland, shares with OrgUp how Black people and people of color in Portland are fighting for dignity and respect for Black folks.
Any strategy about the 2020 elections has to take very seriously the threats on particular communities. Black, trans, immigrant, and indigenous folks, are organizing hard to shape the outcome of the 2020 elections and beyond.
Bill Fletcher Jr., Alicia Garza, Claire Sandberg, and Marcus Ferrell on the lessons from Bernie 2020 and the long arc of the Black Political Struggle.
The largest urban rebellions since the 1960s have sharpened the political and economic crises that were already unfolding. How should they impact left organizing strategy?
Hungry for a provocative discussion covering how to engage the Dem Party after Bernie, whether the Dems are in crisis, and how best to beat the right? If you missed This Is Not a Drill: LIVE on Wednesday, you can watch it below, thanks to our partners at The Real News Network. Hosts Adam Gold […]
What does it mean for left organizers to build independent political power after Bernie and in the middle of health, political, and economic crises?
. Organizing Upgrade interviewed New Florida Majority this summer to explore their strategies and ideas about how to relate to the country’s political system and engage in electoral politics. You can see the full interview here, or watch key excerpts from the interview below. New Florida Majority: State-Wide Alignment Group Learn about New Florida Majority’s […]
Interview with Christy Thornton Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s recent victory in the Mexican presidential election was a political earthquake, decisively sending the country’s long-established political parties into the margins. What does the victory mean and what are the prospects for MORENA, the political party he helped found? OrganizingUpgrade spoke with Christy Thornton, Assistant Professor in […]