Robert L. Borosage

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Robert L. Borosage is a leading progressive writer and activist.

Trump Will Be Gone Soon. Now Comes the Hard Part.

Trump Will Be Gone Soon. Now Comes the Hard Part. Trump Will Be Gone Soon. Now Comes the Hard Part.

Democracy will not survive if we don’t change the ruinous establishment policies—by both parties—that brought the country to this moment.

Jan 13, 2021 / Robert L. Borosage

Joe Biden stands on stage with Kamala Harris, Anthony Blinken, Jake Sullivan, Alejandro Mayorkas, Avril Haines, John Kerry, and Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Personnel as Policy: What Biden’s Picks So Far Tell Us Personnel as Policy: What Biden’s Picks So Far Tell Us

For progressives, Biden’s nominees include the good, the bad—and the just plain ugly.

Dec 10, 2020 / Editorial / Robert L. Borosage for The Nation

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Democratic Voters Want More Than the Status Quo Democratic Voters Want More Than the Status Quo

The 2020 election results reinforce the imperative of the left’s agenda.

Nov 11, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

Progressives Won’t Wait for Biden to Set the Course

Progressives Won’t Wait for Biden to Set the Course Progressives Won’t Wait for Biden to Set the Course

If Biden plans to fulfill his campaign trail promise that he’ll be the “most progressive president since FDR,” he’ll have to help lead the push for progressive policies.

Oct 19, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

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It’s Not Just the Supreme Court That’s at Stake It’s Not Just the Supreme Court That’s at Stake

Congressional Republicans have pledged to fight dirty. Democrats need to stop playing nice.

Sep 25, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

Biden Must Resist the Calls for a ‘Sister Souljah’ Moment

Biden Must Resist the Calls for a ‘Sister Souljah’ Moment Biden Must Resist the Calls for a ‘Sister Souljah’ Moment

This is time when a moral voice is needed, not a cynical one.

Sep 9, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

The Democrats Just Showed Us a Weakness in Their 2020 Strategy

The Democrats Just Showed Us a Weakness in Their 2020 Strategy The Democrats Just Showed Us a Weakness in Their 2020 Strategy

Trump and his cronies are going to exploit this fumble if the Democrats don’t work fast to address it.

Aug 24, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

Progressives, Get Ready to Push Them Left

Progressives, Get Ready to Push Them Left Progressives, Get Ready to Push Them Left

We know the kind of transformative, structural reforms we need. Now, we just have to make them do it.

Aug 17, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

The Complete Dysfunction of the GOP Is on Full Display

The Complete Dysfunction of the GOP Is on Full Display The Complete Dysfunction of the GOP Is on Full Display

The wrangling over the Covid-19 stimulus package is boiling down to the president’s petty grievances and the Republicans’ small-government hobbyhorses.

Aug 6, 2020 / no-paywall / Robert L. Borosage

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Congress Isn’t Doing the Bare Minimum for Pandemic Relief Congress Isn’t Doing the Bare Minimum for Pandemic Relief

Republicans are putting American workers in danger. Progressive Democrats need to stop them before it’s too late.

Jul 22, 2020 / Robert L. Borosage

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