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A Voting Rights Story
Over his nearly 50 years in the North Carolina state legislator, Rep. Mickey Michaux helped increase voting rights and participation. However, recent efforts in the state are putting these advances at risk. ...
Powering Progress: 2016 Progressive Party
This week, American Progress hosted its annual Progressive Party, featuring Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who discussed the enduring and unifying values of the progressive movement and the need for new policies that lift up all Americans. ...
Oregon's Success Shows Way Forward for Automatic Voter Registration
Research explains why Oregon's automatic voter registration program can successfully register the greatest number of eligible voters. ...
Global Progress: New Ideas for the Future of the Global Progressive Movement
A new generation of progressive leadership is emerging in Europe and North America that is rising to the challenge of inclusive prosperity, climate change, and need for institutional reform. ...
Moving Forward Together
Wherever people are practicing inclusive politics, inclusive economics, and inclusive social policies, good things are happening. ...
The Promise of Progress
An agenda for shared prosperity, diversity, and innovation can help progressives deliver on the promise of progress. ...
Global Challenges, Progressive Solutions
The global progressive movement has been behind almost every social advance of the past decade. In the 21st century, it is needed more than ever. ...
The Lonely Life of a Progressive
The challenges facing today's progressives are larger than ever, but it is still a great time to be a social democrat. ...

 
The Nation.
What the NFL Players' Union Chief Has to Say About Colin Kaepernick's Protest
Dave Zirin
DeMaurice Smith, head of the NFL Players Association, says that expecting athletes to "shut up and play" isn't respecting them as fully human.
Warren Hinckle's Truth-to-Power Journalism and Politics Broke the Conventional Wisdom
John Nichols
As the editor of Ramparts, he helped shape the radicalism of the 1960s, and kept on challenging injustice and "professional megabuck politics."
Welfare Was 'Reformed' 20 Years Ago This Week. I've Suffered the Consequences.
Stephanie Land
And now, House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to build on that disastrous legacy.
An International Tribunal Declares the Impeachment of Brazil's Dilma Rousseff an Illegitimate Coup
Azadeh Shahshahani
The grounds for it are baseless, and many of the legislators pushing it are themselves under indictment for serious crimes.
Gawker's Total Knockout
Khalid Rahmaan
How Gawker changed the game, and how they got taken out.
Why Thousands of Texas Students Carried Dildos to Class This Week
Molly Stier
What's the best weapon against a handgun? Sometimes, a dildo.
New York's Nail Salons Are Still Toxic
Michelle Chen
And salon owners are now protesting new policies that aim to protect workers and consumers from chemical contamination.
Two Terrible Ideas, on Their Way to History's Dustbin
Felicia Wong, Dorian T. Warren
And once they're gone, we'll finally be ready to progress on race relations in America.
A Summer Blockbuster From the Trump World
Stuart Klawans
Loud, lurid, incoherent, Suicide Squad seems to emanate straight from the Republican's campaign for president.
The Scorching Cynicism of Scott Walker's Assault on Voting
John Nichols
As the federal courts intervene to restore early voting, the governor admits that he signed antidemocratic legislation without considering the consequences.
 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
Creamer: How Trump Helps ISIS, Threatens Our National Security and Betrays American Values
The following article by Democratic strategist Robert Creamer, author of Stand Up Straight: How Progressives Can Win, is cross-posted from HuffPo: I recently returned from an international seminar where one of the scholars argued a point that is very ...
August 25: Democrats Are on the Brink of a Historic Presidential Winning Streak
As the two major political parties struggle once again for the presidency, it’s being largely missed that Democrats are likely about to break a record of presidential election success that dates all the way back to 1828. I discussed ...
Democrats Are on the Brink of a Historic Presidential Winning Streak
As the two major political parties struggle once again for the presidency, it’s being largely missed that Democrats are likely about to break a record of presidential election success that dates all the way back to 1828. I discussed ...
Political Strategy Notes
Here we have an excellent example of the self-defeating myopia of single-issue politics. If one of these GOP Senators wins, and his victory denies the Democrats a Senate majority, not only would President Clinton’s ability to enact significant gun ...
August 24: Clinton Could Create the Most Progressive SCOTUS Since the Warren Court
It’s not an especially novel observation to note that the future shape of the Supreme Court is at stake in this presidential election. But more specifically, the long-time control of SCOTUS by Republican nominees could be coming to an ...
Clinton Could Create Most Progressive SCOTUS Since the Warren Court
It’s not an especially novel observation to note that the future shape of the Supreme Court is at stake in this presidential election. But more specifically, the long-time control of SCOTUS by Republican nominees could be coming to an ...
Lakoff: Why Progressives Must Better Understand Trump's Language
Trying to better understand Donald Trump’s use of language may seem like one of the least agreeable chores a sensible person would want to embrace. As George Lakoff acknowledges at HuffPo in the final installment of his two-part analysis ...
Greenberg: Dems Must Seize Chance for Wave Election
The following memo by Democratic strategist Stan Greenberg is cross-posted from Democracy Corps. Date: August 22, 2016 To: The progressive community From: Stan Greenberg, Democracy Corps The Wave America is about to experience a once-in-a-lifetime earthquake of an election, ...

 
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