progressives

democratic debate

Elizabeth Warren Just Put the Smackdown on Moderate Democrats

Sen. Elizabeth Warren responded to attacks from moderate John Delaney with fire.
Morgan Baskin
7.31.19
inequality

The Next Recession Could Arrive Before the End of Trump’s Term, Says Elizabeth Warren

The 2020 candidate has some dire warnings about the economy.
Harry Cheadle
7.22.19
immigration

It's Open War Between the Progressive "Squad" and Nancy Pelosi Over Immigration

“I’m starting to get confused about who’s setting the agenda and who’s leading the majority in the House,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) told VICE News.
Matt Laslo
7.11.19
environment-policy

What Declaring a 'Climate Emergency' in the U.S. Would Actually Do

It would have no effect on policy, but some activists say it's a necessary part of a society-wide "paradigm shift."
Geoff Dembicki
7.11.19
environment-policy

The Angry, Messy Aftermath of Oregon's Climate Failure

Democrats had control of Oregon's entire state government, yet were unable to stop the GOP from derailing a major piece of legislation.
Harry Cheadle
7.2.19
climate change

Opinion: The Planet Was the Big Loser at the Democratic Debates

Somehow, after two nights and 20 candidates, climate change barely came up.
Harry Cheadle
6.28.19
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
Anti-Semitism

House condemns all sorts of things in resolution originally meant to condemn Ilhan Omar

The resolution decries anti-Semitism, in addition to anti-Muslim discrimination and white supremacy, but it doesn’t mention Omar by name.
Rex Santus
3.7.19
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
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