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8 Lessons From the Midterm Elections

Julia Rock, Rebecca Burns, Andrew Perez, Matthew Cunningham-Cook, David Sirota Jacobin
Progressive and leftist voters are always told we’re too extreme. The midterm results should quash that narrative. Results suggest that when the Democratic Party listened to its progressive flank voters rewarded its politicians.

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To Win the Midterms and Beyond

Martin J. Bennett Democratic Left
If you want a timely and persuasive antidote to the conventional narrative predicting the inevitable loss of Democratic congressional majorities in November, read this book.

The Myth of the Good Trump Official

Michelle Goldberg New York Times
A central theme of the Jan. 6 hearings has been Republican redemption. A parade of Republican witnesses has testified to being pushed beyond the limits of their loyalty to Donald Trump.

Latino Dems Warn About Midterm Fall-Off

Sabrina Rodriguez Politico
Latino Democrats are increasingly worried that time is running out to do anything that would make a significant difference ahead of the 2022 midterms, when the party needs a robust Latino turnout to preserve its slim majorities in Congress.

Tidbits - Nov. 11, 2021 - Reader Comments: Swing Voters, Virginia, Progressive Caucus, The Squad; Films and Set Workers; Spartacus at 60; Langston Hughes; Palestine and Gaza; Student Vote; Multi-Cultural Children's Books; End Blockade of Cuba; more....

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Reader Comments: Swing Voters, Virginia, Progressive Caucus, The Squad; Films and Set Workers; Spartacus at 60; Langston Hughes; Palestine and Gaza; Student Vote was substantial; Multi-Cultural Children's Books; Help End Blockade of Cuba; more....
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