Given the skepticism many LGM commenters consistently express over protest, you may be warmed to note the huge increase in involvement within local Democratic Party politics. All across the country, p
When I hear the mayor of Baltimore coming out against a $15 minimum wage, I hear “please primary me because I listen more to greedy employers than the city’s working classes. We know from
People largely responded positively to my call to do something, anything, but something to fight Trump. Right now, there’s a lot of people who want to do nothing but relitigate the Democratic pr
This piece is pretty pessimistic about downballot Democrats and its hard to disagree. “The bench is not apparent right now,” said David Axelrod, the chief strategist for Mr. Obama’s presidential
Interesting long essay at Jacobin by Paul Heideman about how the left tried to remake the Democratic Party in the 1960s and 1970s and why it failed. While I can quibble with some points–as one m
It’s good to see Democrats move away from Jefferson/Jackson dinners at the state level. There’s no real reason to tie the party to two long dead white slaveowning men who believed in white
I think some of the ways in which a generic Democratic president differs from a Republican are well-known to informed observers, if they tend to drop out of discussions of the topic. A Democrat will p
Loomis has identified a troubling trend.