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How a Movement Grows

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On August 7, 2018
Dayen’s profile of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s recent visit to Los Angeles was I thought quite telling about how an individual can help a movement grow and help her own political career by subjugating the heroic ego to organizing the masses. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the probable next member of Congress from New York’s 14th District, barnstormed through Los […]

Cult of Personality

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On June 28, 2018

I hate to write about Bernie Sanders at LGM because so many LGM commenters turn themselves into idiots whenever he comes up, stereotypes of how the left sees this blog as a bunch of centrist hacks. Bu

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I strongly encourage you to read this Jonathan Matthew Smucker piece from In These Times that calls the entire idea of labeling someone an “activist” a problem that divides us. One way that progressive political groups create barriers between themselves and society is through the construction of a relatively new category of political actor: the […]

Just Win Baby

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On May 3, 2017

Sam Adler-Bell’s essay urging the left to avoid its all-too-typical purity politics and embrace a strategy of winning is the best thing you will read all day. A couple of choice excerpts. Hegemo

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