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Free Spaces Can Help Us Fight Trumpism
Harry C. Boyte
In free spaces citizens learn political skills, develop public confidence, and build civic relationships across race, class, faith, and partisanship. 
The Ukrainian Far Right--and the Danger It Poses
Lev Golinkin
With violence and intimidation, neo-Nazis and other far-right groups are influencing the country's domestic and foreign policy.
Trump's Transition Team Is Dirty, and It's Dark
George Zornick
Trump has packed his transition team with corporate executives and lobbyists, and he doesn't want you to know what they're doing. 
Iran, Angered Over Obama's Renewal of Sanctions, Braces for Trump
Juan Cole
Nothing would please Tehran's hard-liners more than for the new US president to push Iran back into confrontational mode.
Almost Half a Million People Are in Jail Awaiting Trial
Brave New Films
How the practice of bail is making us less safe.
4 Ways Cities and States Can Become Sanctuaries Now
Daniel Altschuler, Peter L. Markowitz
From providing legal representation to investing in education, localities can help shield immigrants from Trump's anti-immigrant agenda.
9 Things Obama Can Do Before Leaving Office to Prepare for the Trump Takeover
Pratap Chatterjee
In the next 40 days, the President can declassify secret documents, pardon whistle blowers, and punish high-level officials who abused their power.
Soul Men: Coach Pop and Cornel West
Dave Zirin
The Spurs coach and Harvard professor engaged with San Antonio youth about their potential to make change during this uncertain time.
Indigenous Activists at Standing Rock Told a Deep, True Story
Bill McKibben
And that's why they won at least a temporary victory.
A Proof, a Test, an Instruction
Marilynne Robinson
Obama is ours, in the deep sense that Lincoln is ours.
 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
Political Strategy Notes
“The problem for the Democratic Party is not that its policies aren't progressive or populist enough,” writes Fareed Zakaria in a Washington Post op-ed. “They are already progressive and are substantially more populist than the Republican Party's on almost ...
December 2: Don't Forget About Medicaid, Democrats!
I feel like I’ve issued this reminder all too often over the years, but it’s time for it again: Medicare-focused Democrats should not forget about Medicaid! I wrote it up again for New York this week: Congressional Democrats are ...
Don't Forget About Medicaid, Democrats!
I feel like I’ve issued this reminder all too often over the years, but it’s time for it again: Medicare-focused Democrats should not forget about Medicaid! I wrote it up again for New York this week: Congressional Democrats are ...
What Trump Voters Want Done About Obamacare
The millions of Americans who have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have reason to be concerned about President-elect Trump’s intentions regarding the legislation. It’s not just Trump’s pledge to repeal the legislation and replace it with something ...
December 1: The Party of Permanent Voter Suppression
Donald Trump’s tweet this week claiming he would have won the presidential popular vote had not “millions of people…voted illegally” for his opponent is chilling beyond the light it casts on the president-elect’s personality and character. I wrote about ...
The Party of Permanent Voter Suppression
Donald Trump’s tweet this week claiming he would have won the presidential popular vote had not “millions of people…voted illegally” for his opponent is chilling beyond the light it casts on the president-elect’s personality and character. I wrote about ...
Political Strategy Notes
Some salient observations from Thomas B. Edsall’s New York Times op-ed, “Who Can Tell the Future of the Democratic Party?“: “A random examination of Obama's speeches during the 2008 campaign reveals his sensitivity to the concerns of the white working class ...
Dems Will Limit Damage to Obamacare
If reason and rules prevail, the amount of damage Trump and the Republicans do to Obamacare should be limited, according to incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. “Mr. Schumer vows to block all efforts to kill Obamacare, or gut ...

 
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