Articles in 2020 Election

In Defense of Litmus Tests

Having principles is not an indulgence. It’s essential if we’re going to be better than the right.


Democratic Complacency Is Back

The election looks good for Biden but Democrats specialize in snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.


Taking on the L.A. Political Establishment

Progressives Nithya Raman and Fatima Iqbal-Zubair are running to challenge the ossified L.A. system. What are their chances?


Congressional Candidate Jamaal Bowman on Education, Socialism, Poverty, and Peace

The candidate for New York’s 16th district discusses his approach to education, poverty, peace, and more…


New York Needs Samelys López

In a crowded field, Samelys López stands out as the true progressive in the race for New York’s 15th congressional district.


The Current Affairs Guide To Left Candidates 2020

An incomplete list of races to watch and people to consider supporting.


More Leftists Should Run For Local Office Rather Than Congress

We need to build our bench. It’s much easier to get into federal office once you’ve built power at the local and state level.


Charles Booker Must Defeat Mitch McConnell

If Booker wins the Kentucky Democratic primary, he has the potential to change things in Congress tremendously…


Biden’s “You Ain’t Black” Comment Is Symptomatic of Democrats’ Deeper Race Problem

The Democratic Party has long taken Black voters for granted and accepted essentialist thinking that reduces voters of color solely to their racial identity.


The Most Important Election of 2020

Mckayla Wilkes has a chance to unseat longtime Democratic centrist Steny Hoyer. Her victory would be a game-changer for the left.


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