Joe Biden Is the Riskiest Candidate
Many voters are uniting around the Democrat who they think has the best chance to beat Trump. What if they're wrong?
Democrats’ Annoying Electability Obsession Will Be Their Demise
The first problem: this concept of electability is simply BS.
Sanders Is Hot in the Polls, and Still Treated Like a Second-Tier Candidate
There's evidence that Sanders' surge in the polls is being ignored. Is this a repeat of the type of blackout that happened in 2016?
In the 2010s, America Forgot It Was Terrified of Socialism
This was the decade the far left moved from the streets into office buildings.
Pete Buttigieg’s Quest for Unity Is About As Naive As Obama’s
Buttigieg is poised on stage and aims for the middle with his message of unity. But in this political moment, it misses the larger point.
Tired: 'OK, Boomer.' Wired: 'Eat the Rich.'
Don't let Boomers distract us from the real enemy: elites who capitalized on inequality.
Beto O'Rourke Isn't a Viable Candidate, He's Just Trying to Go Viral
The former congressman's presidential campaign is moving like a wrecking ball — and could hurt his own party.
Obama's New Documentary Is Great. It Also Reveals Why He's Out of Touch
'American Factory' on Netflix is a solid film, but Obama's message of finding common ground in an uneven labor dispute ignores working people's realities.
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Democrats' Attacks on AOC Are Silly and Self-Defeating
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't a bomb-thrower, she's a rising star who is picking her battles and who looks more and more like the future of their party.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Already Breaking the Rules
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won’t be sworn into Congress for a couple of months, but she’s already shaking it up.
Time Is Running Out, So Why Aren't Democrats Yelling About Climate Change?
The party has shifted to the left and is proposing bold new solutions on a range of issues—but its leading figures aren't talking much about the most existential threat to our future.