Donald Trump’s ascension to the presidency poses grave threats both domestically and abroad. Trump is a racist, misogynist, xenophobic nationalistic megalomaniac whose only known commitments, in the words of a friend, are “greed and vengeance.” We have already seen Trump and the Republican Party advance terrifying policies and proposals that aim to dismantle the progressive […]Read more "11 Principles for Resistance"
Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election. We’re more than a month out, but for many of us the reality of her loss has taken a while to sink in. But now that the Electoral College votes have been cast, we’re faced with the reality of Clinton’s historic defeat. What remains to be seen is […]Read more "Why Clinton Lost — And How We Can (Still) Win"
Like many Americans, I spent the month of July, 2011 compulsively reading the news, oscillating between rage and despair as I watched the debt ceiling drama unfold. Political leaders sought to outbid one another, each of their proposals more draconian than the last. By the time the brinkmanship had ended, tax increases on the wealthy, […]Read more "A Lack of Audacity?"