progressives

Robert Mueller

The Mueller Report Actually Looks Like Good News for the Democrats

Most Democrats didn't really want an impeachment fight, and now they're free to move on to more important battles.
Harry Cheadle
3.25.19
2020 election

Joe Biden's Problem: A Lot of Democrats Already Hate His Guts

The former vice president is leading in extremely early 2020 polls, but the party's progressive activists are dreading his candidacy.
Eoin Higgins
3.22.19
politics

Mike Gravel, the Online Left-Wing Sensation, Is Also a 9/11 Truther

"There's no question in my mind that 9/11 was an inside job," the 88-year-old said on a conspiracy theorist's radio show in 2016.
Harry Cheadle
3.21.19
politics

The DSA Isn't 100 Percent Sure About Hopping on the Bernie Bus

Some Democratic Socialists of America wish their organization would sit this one out.
Eoin Higgins
3.14.19
Views My Own

Democrats Are Committed to Killing Their Own Progressive Agenda

The top 2020 candidates want Medicare for all and a Green New Deal, but how are they going to make either a reality?
Harry Cheadle
2.20.19
politics

The Sessions Where Working-Class Democrats Learn to Take Down the GOP

The National Democratic Training Committee offers assistance to people who want to run for office, but aren't sure where to begin.
Gavin Jenkins
2.19.19
politics

Bernie Sanders's 2020 Run Is Going to Be a Lot Harder Than 2016

The Vermont senator has officially entered the race, but can he recapture the momentum he had when going up against Hillary Clinton?
Eoin Higgins
2.19.19
climate change

Democrats Need a Candidate Who Will Talk Straight About the Planet's Future

The 2020 primary will be about Trump and healthcare, but Democrats will also need to confront environmental issues from clean water to climate change.
Livia Gershon
2.15.19
Views My Own

Blackface Scandals Show Why Some Black People Don't Trust Democrats

The party is trying to reach out to black voters, but it doesn't help that white Democrats keep admitting they used to dress in blackface.
Taylor Hosking
2.7.19
Views My Own

The Democratic Party Isn't as Left-Wing as You Think

Progressives have gotten a lot of attention, but the moderate, centrist core of the party is far from dead.
Harry Cheadle
2.1.19
politics

Kamala Harris Has to Reckon with the Democrats' 'Law and Order' Past

Kamala Harris is running as the candidate for "rule of law," but some progresssives see her as a symbol of an unjust system.
Eoin Higgins
1.24.19
politics

Will Progressives Buy Gillibrand's Crusade Against Big Money in Politics?

The 2020 presidential candidate is making corruption her number-one cause, but some activists are wary of her record and proximity to Wall Street.
Eoin Higgins
1.18.19
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