Many grassroots Democrats separated from their party in the 1990s, and the 2020 election may be the last chance to save the marriage.
While people of color and middle-class White women are slowly gaining representation, poor Whites’ stars are not rising.
If Democrats have to choose between winning over moderate Republicans in the suburbs or winning back working class defectors in the midwestern heartland, there is more pay dirt in the latter.
To win the Electoral College in 2020, Dems would do well to follow Trump’s lead and play to their base of progressive, young, minority and college educated voters..
So what happens when everyone thinks they’re smarter than everyone else?
Various power brokers may laugh at Trump’s vanities and object to his vulgarity and his selfishness and greed, but they also abet him because he serves to divide people while protecting elite privileges against reformers.
The majority of Americans overwhelmingly back progressive policies, including the Green New Deal…
There is a dizzying array of potential presidential nominees for Democratic primary voters to choose from—so many that they won’t even fit on one debate stage. But there is one … Continue reading →
Harris is being embraced by many progressive Democrats, and she’s branding herself as a progressive. Yet in the course of her little more than two years in the U.S. Senate, she’s taken some foreign policy positions that should give pause to supporters of human rights and international law.
Moderates are united by their unwillingness to take on Wall Street. And because of that unwillingness, they are unable to confront the defining problem of our era—runaway inequality.
Our fragile democracy needs the will of the people to protect it, but the events of 2018 prove that Americans are up to the challenge. Those of us constantly assessing … Continue reading →
The Democrats are blessed with a large number of candidates whose experience, politics and personality make them qualified to assume the office of the presidency. Even if we rule out … Continue reading →
As the midterms approach, the administration is ratcheting up its attacks on anyone who isn’t a straight, white, native-born Christian. In the days leading up to the election, the news … Continue reading →