The poor and the middle-class are in an existential moment that needs education and leadership. Too many in the Democratic Primary fail to see that.
Progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Talib are not trying to be difficult or even purists.
Progressives always wanted a single-payer system & knew that President Obama wanted one too. We continued to push him but ultimately continued relatively criticism-less tolerance.
Anyone who believes that opting Moderates over Progressives in 2020 will generate a win is sadly mistaken. America wants solutions.
An essay from a black woman who writes about her ordeal with a purported Progressive institution. On race, equity, & compensation, it was modus operandi.
There are many external forces already poised to create chaos in the Democratic Party by pitting different factions against each other. We do not need to help them further.
It is clear that Sherrod Brown does not get it. I understand what he is doing but he is being shortsighted, lazy, and will give the semblance of being owned. He knows the corporations are pilfering his constituents. Why not invest in helping them understand what he knows from the inside.
Progressives cannot fall into the trap once again of ceding policy development to Centrists. They failed us with Obamacare and they will with Medicare for all.
Many would prefer if Progressives id not challenge Democrats when they seem to forget to vote for or promote Progressive policy. It won’t happen.
They educated the population. They nurtured their districts. Ultimately they are preparing to start the derailment.of the status quo.