Despite roadblocks, "the Squad” has pushed progressive legislation, scrutinized the powerful, and changed the conversation around who gets to hold political power.
“Enough negotiating with Republicans pushing environmental injustice. We should be the ones the Biden administration prioritizes at the table.”
"No reconciliation bill, no deal. We need transformative change NOW."
“79% of West Virginia voters support the For the People Act,” said Common Cause. “Why doesn’t Sen. Joe Manchin?”
“The president can’t expect us to vote for an infrastructure deal dictated by the Republican Party,” said Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
To effectively confront the enormous problems facing our country and world, progressives need to soberly assess everything—good, bad and mixed.
The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.
Whatever the Georgia results, progressives still need more non-stop, grassroots consciousness-raising and many more elected lawmakers everywhere.