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?
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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.”