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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.

 

Donald Duck Quacks Again as Chile Elects a New President

Ariel Dorfman The Nation
A half-century after it fed the Pinochet regime’s bonfire of heretical books, a celebrated “handbook of decolonization” has new relevance to a country on the brink of a momentous choice.

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How to Rebuild the Democratic Party

Natalie Shure The New Republic
Strikers on picket line. With prospects dimming for national Democrats to wield power, the time is ripe for the party to go local.

Meet the Detroit Socialist Running to Rein in the Police

Interview by Courtney Smith Jacobin
Landis Spencer is a socialist running for the civilian board that oversees the Detroit Police Department. His goal: to curb police power and shift public money to poor and working-class residents.

Raising the Ceiling of Political Possibility in Boston

Beth Huang Organizing Upgrade
Michelle Wu's candidacy for Mayor, building on years of work by a variety of grassroots organizations, is cohering the kind of multi-racial coalition that could change the political landscape at both the city and state levels.

How the GOP Will Try To Subvert Our Elections

Marc Elias Democracy Docket
We are one, maybe two, elections away from a constitutional crisis. The future of our democracy rests on whether those committed to free and fair elections will prepare to defend that democracy.
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