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Opp-Art: Dispatches from the resistance
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Sean McElwee is a researcher and writer based in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMcElwee.
March 20, 2018
Why Democrats Should Embrace a Federal Jobs Guarantee
One notable 2020 contender is already doing it.
March 9, 2018
It’s Time to Abolish ICE
A mass-deportation strike force is incompatible with democracy and human rights.
February 27, 2018
How Employers Already Compel Speech From Workers
There is selective concern about the central issue of
Janus v. AFSCME.
January 23, 2018
How Democrats Can Mobilize Millions of Non-Voters
If black millenials decide to vote en masse, our politics could be upended.
January 22, 2018
How the Right’s War on Unions Is Killing the Democratic Party
“Right-to-work” laws have a measurable effect on voting patterns.
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January 8, 2018
How the Tax Bill Will Doom Republicans This November
New analysis shows Democrats should enthusiastically bash the legislation.
December 15, 2017
How Do Politicians Get Away With Cutting Taxes for the Rich?
Americans don’t want this tax bill, yet it’s likely to pass.
Campaigns and Elections
November 7, 2017
Pandering to Racists Won’t Get Democrats Anywhere
There really isn’t a political center on key questions of race.
State and Local Elections
July 27, 2017
How Oregon Increased Voter Turnout More Than Any Other State
New evidence shows how automatic voter registration increased not only voter participation but also voter diversity.
Racism and Discrimination
May 8, 2017
Economic Anxiety Didn’t Make People Vote Trump, Racism Did
New data provide a compelling answer to this vexing question.