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When We Pursue the Struggle, We Pursue Happiness

Gayle McLaughlin California Progressive Alliance
Californians face some unique electoral challenges - massive initiative campaigns that allow corporations to buy themselves out of regulation and even out of legal jeopardy, direct corporate contributions, huge districts, and an enormous state...

Partisan Pollsters Fail Black Progressive Candidates

Pete Tucker Counterpunch
While primaries are difficult to predict, today’s polls are not just failing, they seem to be doing so in a way that makes progressive candidates of color appear to have less support than they do.

A Progressive Platform To Take Back Chicago in 2019

Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and Rossana Rodriguez In These Times
With Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel out, progressive candidates should embrace a bold redistributive platform that meets the demands of the city’s social movements.

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California Today, America Tomorrow

Felicia Wong Boston Review
This book shows how California recovered from the grim, racist 1990s by creating community and labor political coalitions that revitalized the state and put it on a problem-solving oriented, progressive path.
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