Now that Democrats have taken back the House, what do those activists who formed Indivisible groups do now? Push.
Progressives don’t talk about freedom nearly enough, even though it is the cornerstone of what we want in society. For too long, we have let conservatives go on and on about it without saying very much on the subject ourselves. That needs to change.
It's not like the Russia story is going to drop from the news, allowing other things to be discussed. So ride the wave instead of fighting the tide.
The Democrat beat all expectations for his very red district.
It is important to celebrate victories, but we can’t sit back and enjoy ourselves very long. We are fighting a thousand-front war, with the Trump administration trying to hack away at our most important rights, liberties, and hopes. And on the big economic issues, prepare for more war.
When a political party loses a big election (especially an election they clearly should have won), and finds itself out of power at every level of government, a debate needs to be had about the future of that party. The Democratic party is having such a debate, but when the frame of the debate is as twisted up as it currently is, we aren’t going to make much headway in terms of finding the best answers.
The future looks bleak under a Trump presidency, but progressives have reason to hope for the sunshine after the storm.
In ballot initiatives, it wasn't just pot that gave us wins.
We name the names so you can be ready for November-- the dozen House Dems with the worst voting records for 2015-16
People say that the Democratic Party doesn't really stand for anything. But this year the party platform is "the most progressive platform ever." Progressives should make politicians actually stick to the platform.
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