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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is two years 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 2023.

8 Lessons From the Midterm Elections

Julia Rock, Rebecca Burns, Andrew Perez, Matthew Cunningham-Cook, David Sirota Jacobin
Progressive and leftist voters are always told we’re too extreme. The midterm results should quash that narrative. Results suggest that when the Democratic Party listened to its progressive flank voters rewarded its politicians.

What the Student-Loan Debate Overlooks

Ronald Brownstein The Atlantic
President Biden’s loan-forgiveness plan offers younger Americans the same benefits that Boomers have been afforded all along.

How Zoomers Organized the First Chipotle Union

Jonah Furman Labor Notes
Of all the employers that have seen union drives over the past year, Chipotle—with 100,000 employees across 3,000 stores, and long-term plans to double its footprint in North America—is the most similar to Starbucks.

One Way Out of the White House Political Box on Student Debt

David Dayen The American Prospect
If they auto-enroll everyone in their newly generous income-driven repayment plan, it will significantly take the sting out of resuming payments. Joe Biden’s plan is the culmination of years of activist work.

Labor’s John L. Lewis Moment

Steven Greenhouse, Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
Will today’s unions invest big-time in the young workers now beginning to rebuild American labor? Or will they remain AWOL and ensure the movement’s continued decline?
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