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In Trendsetting California, Grassroots Organizing Brings Progressive Change
Community organizers in California have secured important victories against austerity. Could this trend foretell a national movement? ...
Progressive Groups Must Reflect the Ideals They Champion
Progressive organizations need diverse leaders and staffs from the communities that they support if they are to accomplish their ambitious goals. A more just management structure can help us get there. ...
Interactive: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980-2060
This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060. ...
States of Change
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states. ...
15 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2015
Religious leaders and faith-based activists are poised to make significant progress on a range of social justice issues this year. ...
The Political Consequences of the Great Recession
Deep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014. ...
Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality
Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices. ...
Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change
Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country. ...

 
The Nation.
Bernie Sanders Explains Why You Should Care About What's Happening to Greece
William Greider
He really does sound like a socialist, doesn't he?
In the Unlikeliest of Places, a Museum Dedicated to Jewish Life
Monika Zgustova
On the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews celebrates a thousand years of tradition and culture.
'Blockadia' Activists Up the Ante Against Shell Oil
Arun Gupta
For more than 36 hours, activists on land, sea, and in the air held up the ship headed to Shell's Arctic oil-drilling effort.
The Apache vs. Rio Tinto
Nick Kimbrell

The San Carlos tribe is fighting to block a massive mining project that would cut a two-mile wide crater through sacred land.

Why Tom Brady Is Worth Defending
Dave Zirin
A conversation about Tom Brady and union power with the NFLPA's George Atallah.
How Childcare Actually Causes Poverty in America
Michelle Chen
If the people who prepare your lunch deserve a living wage, the people preparing our toddlers for school do too.
People Will Remember Shell Oil As a Symbol of Planet-Destroying Greed
Bill McKibben
On the day the heat index in an Iranian city broke world records, Shell Oil moved forward with its plan to drill in the Arctic.
Inside the Effort to Kill the Iran Deal
James Carden
The rhetoric coming from Iran hawks is increasingly out of touch with public opinion.
July 31, 1965: J.K. Rowling is Born
Richard Kreitner
"As the rest of the wizarding world teeters on the brink of catastrophe, what Harry really wants to know is: Did Dumbledore love me or what?"
To Grexit or Not to Grexit
Lisa Duggan
Amid accusations of "capitulation" and "left extremism," panelists at the Democracy Rising conference heatedly debated what it would mean for Greece to stay in--or leave--the eurozone.
 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
Clinton's Wide Net Strategy to Win Labor Support
Those who follow the role of American labor unions in politics will find "Hillary Clinton's multi-step strategy to woo labor: Before winning over AFL-CIO, she hopes to gain backing of individual unions" by Brian Mahoney and Gabriel Debenedetti ...
Let's Debate Mass Deportations
One of the frustrating things about the immigration debate is that many conservatives have gotten into the habit of complaining about any solution to the problem of 11 million undocumented people that involves citizenship or even legalization. But when ...
Political Strategy Notes - Medicare 50th Anniversary Edition
medicare.jpg It was fifty years ago today (July 30, 1965) that President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law. Pictured above with LBJ are: fellow ...
Antichoice Impatience With the GOP
The heavy maneuvering among Senate Republicans to get a vote on a symbolic, sure-to-be-filibustered-and-if-necessarily-vetoed amendment cutting off all federal funding to Planned Parenthood in response to the series of videos an antichoice sting operation is generating sure looks like ...
Cruz, Bush, Huckabee Lead GOP Field in Voter Suppression Advocacy
None of the declared Republican presidential candidates could be considered even remotely-friendly to voting rights and all would likely rejoice in further suppression of demographic groups who tend to cast their ballots for Democrats.

But if you had to pick ...
Towards a Better Understanding of Modern Systemic Racism
Emory University philosophy professor George Yancy conducts an excellent interview with sociologist Joe Feagin, "a leading researcher of racism in the United States for more than 40 years" on the topic of "American Racism in the 'White Frame'" ...
Political Strategy Notes
From "Latino turnout in congressional elections is low and falling" by Matthew Yglesias at Vox: "Overall turnout in 2014 was the lowest in a generation. Black turnout actually increased slightly over this period, but white turnout has fallen ...
2014 Republican Advantages Are Gone
Something Democrats should keep in mind in trying to understand the opposition as that while we look at the last few election cycles and see massive discontinuity between presidential and midterm elections, many Republicans think of 2012 as a ...

 
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