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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is one year old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2022.

 

Six Months in the “Resistance”

Stuart McIntyre Organizing Upgrade
I have now spent 6 months on the ground in Ohio supporting local ‘Resistance’ groups, and helped a team of volunteer leaders build OPAL (Ohio Progressive Action Leaders), a statewide planning and coordinating body at the center of the ‘Resistance’ network in the state. Who are the “Resistance”? Why are they joining? What are their politics? And how do we invite them to join with progressives, and communities of color to build a left-led political majority in America?

The Leap Manifesto: A World Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another

The Leap The Leap
The Leap began in 2015 with the launch of The Leap Manifesto: 15 political demands from a coalition of 60 social movement leaders across Canada. It offered an inspiring, big-picture narrative for an energy transition based in principles of justice, human rights, and worker solidarity.

‘Housing, Community, Land Are Human Rights’

Janine Jackson CounterSpin and FAIR
Janine Jackson interviewed Tony Romano about housing cuts for the March 17, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. [mp3-jplayer tracks=”CounterSpin Tony Romano Interview @http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin170317Romano.mp3″]

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The End of Feminism? Far From It

Rinku Sen Public Books
In this look at three new and “valuable contributions to our cultural thinking and political thinking on today’s feminist movement,” Rinku Sen finds much to praise; however, she criticizes these authors because they “treat these two realms as largely disconnected from each other.” That’s too bad, Sen adds, because the movement is strongest “when cultural and political interventions reinforce each other.”
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