First published in The Nation Donald Trump’s chaotic menace has been met with a fierce resistance movement that has rallied to the defense of the Dreamers, Muslims, women, and the environment. This movement has lifted Democrats in special elections and could enable Democrats to take back the House of Representatives along many statehouses and governor’s mansions.…
I am proud to be a signer of the pledge to fight for “Good Jobs, Sustainable Prosperity and Economic Justice.” Fighting forward and not just fighting back is critical if we want to build an economy and a nation that truly enables the “pursuit of happiness.” Our current economy is grossly distorted and stock market gains as a marker is no more credible now than in the age of the 19th century robber barons.…
by Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works The last time income and wealth inequality were at their current sky-high levels, the American people fought back. They elected Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Democratic majorities in Congress. Together, they took on corporations, big banks, and wealthy elites.…
By Richard Eskow.  Originally published at OurFuture.org A popular narrative today is that we live in a country which is deeply divided. And the Democratic Party, we are told, is nearly as split as the nation itself. But chatter in the press and social media may overlook some fundamental points of agreement about changes we need to make in our economy.…
By Roger Hickey The Resistance Movement could well be Donald Trump’s greatest legacy. Led by women and people of color, Americans have built a vibrant citizens’ movement in all parts of the country that is standing up to Trump and defending the people and democratic rights he has attacked.…
Declaring Resistance Is Not Enough, More Than 70 Progressive Leaders Pledge to Fight for Agenda for Good Jobs, Sustainable Prosperity, and Economic Justice. Group Calls On Other Americans to Sign Pledge to Work for 11 Point Platform for Economic Growth, Greater Equality.…