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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....

Last Week’s Elections Actually Gave Leftists Plenty to Cheer

Branko Marcetic Jacobin
For many on the Left, last week’s elections came like a gut punch. But zoom out beyond the high-profile races cable news pundits fixated on, and Tuesday saw many significant victories for left-wing candidates and policies.

After the Virginia Disaster, the Democrats Better Get to Work

Michael Tomasky The New Republic
Now more than ever, they need to keep their focus and pass their agenda. But is that what they think? Democrats need to change the topic to what they have accomplished while in power. But of course they have to accomplish it first.

Tidbits - Nov. 4, 2021 - Reader Comments: Virginia election, CRT and Slavery; Military Spending; Covid Vaccines; Facebook Fraud; New York's Taxi Drivers Win; How to Strike and Win; Children of the Holocaust; The Young Lords; Stanley Aronowitz; more

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Reader Comments: Virginia election, CRT and Slavery; Build Back Better; Military Spending; Covid Vaccines; Facebook Fraud; New York's Taxi Drivers Win; Resources: How to Strike and Win; Children of the Holocaust; The Young Lords; Stanley Aronowitz;

Nina Turner Is Reaching Forward and Reaching Back

Sarah Jaffe The American Prospect
Her willingness to learn from her base, while holding fast to principles and being willing to take a public stand even when that stand might cost her, offers a lesson to the party in how to evolve in the years to come.

Expanding the Window of the Possible - What is Going on in the Democratic Party

Stephanie Luce interviews Georgia Hollister Isman Organizing Upgrade
"A ton of our work is dragging elected officials toward where their voters actually are," says Working Families Party New England Regional Director Georgia Hollister Isman. She shares her take on where the Dems are to kick off new interview series.

Rushing to Judgment on Scott Stringer

Katha Pollitt The Nation
The facts are too scarce, and the stakes are too high, to jump to conclusions. We cannot flourish as a society if a single accusation out of the blue upends an election overnight and ruins a 30-year career in politics.
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