progressives

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
a day ago
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 days ago
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
3 days ago
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
Views My Own

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.
Zeeshan Aleem
1.14.19
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Right-Wing Media Can't Quit Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I spent 24 hours reading every attack on the lefty congresswoman I could find.
Eve Peyser
12.7.18
climate change

The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP

A far-reaching new policy aims to reduce emissions, give everyone jobs, and convince rural voters to side with the Democrats, all at the same time.
Geoff Dembicki
12.7.18
politics

Bernie Sanders Is Almost Definitely Running for President

He hasn't announced his candidacy yet, but the writing's on the wall.
Harry Cheadle
12.3.18
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