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The Left Will Take Over the Democratic Party, Just Give It Time

Progressives lost some high-profile races this week, but that doesn't mean they aren't having an impact.
Robert Wheel
5.9.18
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Sick People Want Government Healthcare, but They're Not Voting

New evidence shows that "health bias" among voters is real, and it's helping to block progressive priorities.
Sean McElwee
5.9.18
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politics

I Played an Anti-Socialist Board Game with Real Socialists and They Loved It

These DSA members were down with an expansion that puts the state back in Monopoly.
Justin Caffier
5.2.18
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Democrats Aren't Pushing This Popular Policy That Would Raise Wages

Wage boards are a popular and effective way to boost incomes for workers. So why aren't more politicians embracing it?
Sean McElwee
Jon Green
Colin McAuliffe
4.24.18
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If Democrats Listened to Their Voters, They'd Be Moving Left

The Democratic base overwhelmingly supports progressive positions. It's time for the party to pay attention.
Sean McElwee
Colin McAuliffe
4.13.18
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A Lot of Congressional Races Got Upended by Filing Deadlines

Dropouts, forged signatures, and a Republican who may have picked the wrong moment to retire.
Robert Wheel
3.26.18
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What You Should Know About Illinois's Combative Democratic Primary

Conservative Democrat Dan Lipinski could be on the way out.
Robert Wheel
3.19.18
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Texas Is Kicking Off the First Round of the Trump Midterms

It's fitting that a state with low turnout that tends to be written off by Democrats is launching the 2018 midterms. Here's what you need to know.
Robert Wheel
3.5.18
economics
economics

The Radical Theory That the Government Has Unlimited Money

Everyone knows governments need to tax before they can spend. What Modern Monetary Theory presupposes is, maybe they don't.
Tom Streithorst
2.28.18
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What You Need to Know About California's Chaotic Democratic Primaries

Democrats are convinced they can take several Republican-held congressional seats, but first they have to survive some bloody primary fights.
Robert Wheel
2.27.18
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The Cause the Resistance Cares Most About Is Ending Voter Suppression

Our poll of more than 400 "political influencers" shows what the Democratic base is passionate about.
Matt McDermott
Sean McElwee
2.22.18
politics
politics

A Viral Video Revealed Big Energy's Stranglehold on West Virginia Politics

Apparently state legislators don't like it when you talk about their campaign donations from fossil fuel companies.
Alex Kotch
2.19.18