On February 19, 2009, just 30 days after President Obama was sworn in, Rick Santelli’s rant on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange launched the Tea Party. The conservative establishment worked together with the grassroots to fan the flames of opposition. The resulting tidal wave swept Republicans to power at the national and state […]Read more "Forget Building Our Own Tea Party. The Left Can Win So Much More."
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"