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Working Families Party news and analysis from The Nation
October 19, 2020
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.
Robert L. Borosage
October 8, 2020
Your Vote Can Help Save the Working Families Party
WFP needs 130,000 votes on this November's ballot to survive Cuomo's attacks in New York.
August 14, 2020
The Working Families Party Endorses Biden and Harris
Beating Trump is the priority, but the progressive group says it’ll keep pressuring Biden to move left on economic, social, and racial justice issues.
March 9, 2020
The Working Families Party Says It’s Time to Get Off the Sidelines and Back Sanders
The labor-left group, which backed Elizabeth Warren last fall, endorses Bernie Sanders to “get the job done.”
February 21, 2020
Sochie Nnaemeka Wants to Take On Corporate Democrats
The new director of the Working Families Party in New York wants to unite the left against Governor Andrew Cuomo and his austerity politics.
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October 16, 2019
AOC Knows What She’s Doing
What are the risks and benefits of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders?
Jeffrey C. Isaac
September 26, 2019
Calling in Progressives
Racist attacks on Mitchell and Stamp over the WFP’s Warren endorsement show ignoring racism and sexism has been an epic fail.
September 19, 2019
The ‘Jacobin’ Outrage About the Working Family Party’s Elizabeth Warren Endorsement Is Foolish and Unjustified
Nobody owns the working class—or the warrant of “History.”
Jeffrey C. Isaac
September 17, 2019
WFP’s Nod to Warren Reminds Progressives of the Inevitable Need to Choose
A lot of progressive groups (and voters) have held off on making the Sanders-vs.-Warren choice. But they’ll face more and more pressure to decide how best to block Biden.
August 8, 2019
Fighting Capitalism With Capitalism
What if employee-owned businesses were the key to a healthier, more humane economy?