Obama privately indicated leading ‘Stop-Bernie Campaign’
According to Politico, the Democratic establishment is counting on Obama to stop Trump and, perhaps, stave off Bernie as well.
On the road from protest to power: A rising tide
The “political establishment” is going to have a much harder time using its financial and institutional muscle to relegate this new generation of thoughtful, strategic and energized grassroots candidates.
National Liberal Groups to Push ‘Record’ Number of 2016 Ballot Measures
This year, national liberal groups are pushing ballot measures to tackle issues, such as gun control, marijuana legalization and increasing the minimum wage, that prove popular in polls but that politicians have generally avoided.
An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago
“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.