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In Georgia Senate Races, Change Comes Knocking

Jessica Goodheart Capital & Main
hand ringing doorbell Mijente, a multiracial Latinx organization, is one group that persevered and knocked on doors. At the doors is “where most of the valuable conversations and movement with people came from".

The Left Must Hit the Streets Again—Right Now

Osita Nwanevu The New Republic
The Biden presidency must be greeted with a historic amount of organizing and agitation. Otherwise, we’re done for. Politics should never be practiced with the expectation of ideal conditions.

Defeating Trump: Grassroots Organizations Can Tip the Scales

Peter Hogness and Emily Lee Organizing Upgrade
While Biden remains generally ahead in the polls, the race in key states like Pennsylvania and Florida has tightened - because Biden is falling short with key constituencies, groups that he’ll still win, but maybe not with the strong turnout he needs

Tuesday's Elections Were a Political Earthquake

Luke Savage Jacobin
It’s been a tough few months in the wake of Bernie Sanders’s defeat. But after the recent explosions in the streets and ongoing down-ballot progressive electoral organizing in the last year, the Left came roaring back in Tuesday's primaries.

Remembering Ella Baker on Martin Luther King Day

Barbara Ransby The New York Times
Ella Baker Baker was a strategist, organizer and mother to the movement whose political acumen, humble leadership style and razor sharp political insights were legendary.
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