April 18, 2018

Cynthia Nixon is showing progressives how to pull Democrats to the left

With Cuomo's latest move to expand felon voting rights, Nixon continues to prove her position in the race is valuable to progressive causes.

April 17, 2018

Activist with ALS who confronted Jeff Flake launches national campaign to elect Democrats

Ady Barkan plans to fight until his last breath to make sure Republicans own their support for the Trump agenda.
April 17, 2018

What If We Didn’t... have any unemployment?

Economists have been talking about a universal job guarantee for decades, and now some politicians are catching on.
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April 13, 2018

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about FBI raids

The Trump administration makes it harder to track LGBTQ violence, wants to allow drug testing for food stamps and appointed a judicial nominee who won't say she opposes segregation.
April 12, 2018

This striking Oklahoma teacher was insulted by her elected official — now she’s running against him

After Republican state Rep. Kevin McDugle posted a video insulting Oklahoma teachers, one of them decided to challenge him for his seat.
April 11, 2018

How the Federal Trade Commission could bankrupt Facebook

By allowing user information to fall into the hands of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook may have violated an FTC consent decree.

April 7, 2018

How budget cuts and attacks on unions have revived one of labor’s most effective tactics

Lawmakers spent years vilifying teachers unions. Now they're starting to realize those unions were the only thing standing between them and the masses.
April 6, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from Trump’s Cabinet that aren’t about trade wars or caravans

Zinke hires a notorious critic of the endangered species list, a scandal-plagued Pruitt reverses a major environmental policy without anyone noticing and the CFPB tries to kneecap itself.
April 4, 2018

This young progressive is teaching Americans how to run for office — by challenging Nancy Pelosi

Ryan Khojasteh won't be old enough to be in Congress until five days before the November election, but that isn't stopping him.
March 30, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Roseanne Barr

Scott Pruitt took up residence in a condo co-owned by an energy lobbyist's wife, Homeland Security plans to deny immigrants tax credits and Betsy DeVos forces teachers to return grant money.
March 29, 2018

Six weeks after Parkland, gun safety groups are seeing a surge in momentum

The gun safety advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety says its seen a surge in sustained activism and involvement since parkland.

March 29, 2018

Laura Ingraham bullied a Parkland survivor on Twitter. Now she’s losing advertisers.

At least two sponsors have already started pulling ads from Ingraham's program.
March 28, 2018

Support for Trump’s foreign policy is tied to racial resentment, report shows

As Trump remakes his foreign policy team in his own image, a new study showed that support for Trump's foreign policies is strongly tied to racial resentment.
March 23, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about John Bolton

Carson says people in homeless shelters aren't "comfortable" with transgender people, Mike Pompeo's wife uses office space at the CIA and Pruitt spends major dollars on first class flights.
March 23, 2018

This progressive millennial aims to bring change to America’s wealthiest congressional district

Suraj Patel is running on a bold progressive platform that includes defunding Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
March 22, 2018

Progressive challenger in Michigan governor’s race is running to the left on gun control

Abdul El-Sayed, the man running to be Michigan's first Muslim governor, plans to spend significant resources in an online ad campaign calling out his primary opponent on gun control issues.

March 21, 2018

Why Tuesday’s Illinois primary spells trouble for grassroots progressives in the midterms

Marie Newman's loss against conservative Democratic rep. Dan Lipinski wasn't the only loss for progressives in Tuesday's Illinois primary.
March 21, 2018

Progressives handed their first big blow of 2018 as Dan Lipinski wins Democratic primary in Illinois

Rep. Dan Lipinski's victory over progressive challenger Marie Newman represents the first major defeat for grassroots progressives in 2018.
March 20, 2018

Progressives call on Democrats to abandon popular crowdfunding site run by right-wing Fox News host

The grassroots fundraising site Crowdpac has helped many progressive campaigns get off the ground. But those candidates may not know the co-founder and current CEO is a Trump-supporting Fox News host.
March 16, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Stormy Daniels

Yet another Trump official gets caught up in an expensive travel scandal, an ICE spokesman quits after claiming he was asked to mislead the public and Carson's expensive table excuse gets debunked.