Progressive Movement

AOC Wants to Abolish Prisons

Squad-member: We need a 'real conversation about … prison abolition'

Congressional firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) said that America needs to have a "real conversation" about "prison abolition" on Monday morning.

Omar: Biden Is Not Progressive Enough

‘We want somebody who really has a plan that is going to tackle a lot of the systematic challenges that we have’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) said presidential candidate Joe Biden does not fit the progressive agenda that she believes people want. 

Hickenlooper Gets Boost After Candidate in CO Senate Race Suspends Campaign

Progressive wing of the party has pushed back on 'coronation' of Hickenlooper

One of the top intra-party challengers for the Democratic Senate nomination in Colorado suspended his campaign on Tuesday, clearing away one of the toughest obstacles former Governor John Hickenlooper faced when he joined the contest after dropping his failing presidential bid.

Minnesota’s ‘Line 3’ Renews Pipeline Politics

Progressive 2020 Dems stake out hardline position

pipeline protestThe progressive wing of Democratic presidential contenders is staking out a hardline position on a pipeline replacement project in Minnesota, a position that is further left than many local Democrats in the state and could pinch more centrist Democrats on the national level.

Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism

Trying to separate hatred of Israel from classic Jew-hatred is an act of willful blindness.

Anti-Semites can have completely opposing political views and social values, but they all have one thing in common: hatred of Israel, the Jew among nations.