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The White Left Needs to Embrace Black Leadership

Barbara Ransby The Nation
While protesters hold up the simple message “Black Lives Matter,” organizers in the Movement for Black Lives make clear that this fight is as much about ending racial capitalism as it is anything else.

The Rise of the Left - This Week's Democratic Primaries

Mehdi Hasan interviews Mondaire Jones and Ryan Grim The Intercept
This week's democratic primaries in Kentucky, New York, and Virginia saw a number of progressive challengers defeating moderate or establishment rivals. In New York were the victories of two insurgent candidates: Jamaal Bowman and Mondaire Jones.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: One Year in Washington

David Freedlander New York Magazine
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reshaped her party’s agenda, resuscitated Bernie Sanders’s campaign, is harnessing her immense star power and the legion of young lefties, to push the Democratic Party away from an obsession with its most moderate members..

Warren, 2020, and the Road to Structural Change

Rishi Awatramani interview with Maurice (Moe) Mitchell Organizing Upgrade
Maurice (Moe) Mitchell, the National Director of the Working Families Party (WFP), talks about their recent endorsement of Elizabeth Warren, what the WFP will being doing between now and election day, and the path toward structural change.

Trolls Are Sowing Discord Between Sanders and Warren Supporters

Joel Bleifuss In These Times
At the debates, Sanders and Warren have stood shoulder to shoulder, defending Medicare for All from tepid centrists. The two are longtime political allies. It's time for their supporters to do the same, and not get baited into flame wars.

Sanders and Warren: The Need For a Progressive Front

The Organizing Upgrade Editorial Collective Organizing Upgrade
We believe that base building groups should assert themselves in the primary process and we believe firmly that the different decisions groups reach to endorse either Sanders or Warren should not produce irresolvable contradictions.
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