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The Democrats’ Big Tent Collapses — And Fundraising Drives the Divide

Take Action Now By Sam Rosenthal The Democrats’ inability to legislate reveals the irreconcilable conflicts of their competing caucuses As the dust settles on a bruising Election Night for Democrats,…

Byron Brown stands in front of a stack of money bags while India Walton stands in front of a raised fist

The Political Establishment Did All It Could to Stop India Walton; It Worked

Take Action Now By Branko Marcetic, Jacobin When thinking about India Walton’s loss in the Buffalo mayor’s race last night, it’s hard not to first think about the never-ending injustice of being…

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Merkley Is First Dem Senator To Publicly Reject Rahm Emanuel Nomination

Take Action Now By Jordain Carney, The Hill Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said Wednesday that he will oppose Rahm Emanuel’s nomination to be ambassador to Japan. “Black Lives Matter. Here in the halls…

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Win Or Lose, India Walton Is Shaking Up Progressive Politics

Take Action Now By Charles Lenchner Today is Election Day in Buffalo, and while polls show more support for incumbent mayor Byron Brown, the nature of the race is such that polls are especially…

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Joe Manchin is Biden’s Scapegoat for Climate Inaction

Take Action Now By Mitch Jones and Seth Gladstone, IPA The Biden administration is pressing Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act, touted as the most substantial investment in climate action in…

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Manchin Threatens to Tank BBB, and Progressives Go on the Attack

Take Action Now By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Congresswoman Cori Bush of Missouri blasted Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday for once again threatening to tank the Build Back Better Act, a safety net and…

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Who Is India Walton and What’s Happening in Buffalo?

Take Action Now Ryan Black Progressive Hub sits down with attorney, activist, and writer Heidi Jones to discuss the India Walton and Byron Brown campaigns for Mayor of Buffalo, NY. In…

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Congressional Candidate Omari Hardy Boldly Supports Palestinian Rights

Take Action Now By Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss BDS has become a big issue in the Democratic primary election in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to fill an open seat in Congress. Eleven candidates are running,…

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India Walton Makes Her Closing Argument

Take Action Now By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News India B. Walton kept introducing herself to voters answering her knocks on doors up and down Masten Avenue. “I’m India Walton – the…

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Nina Turner on What’s Next for the Progressive Movement

Take Action Now By Jon Queally, Common Dreams Staunch progressive Nina Turner has some dire warnings about the current political moment coupled with applause for what her allies both in and outside…