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Working Families Party news and analysis from The Nation
June 27, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ran—and Won—as a Movement Candidate
Her victory should be a wake-up call to the progressive leaders who didn’t take her campaign seriously.
June 6, 2018
Cynthia Nixon for Governor
New Yorkers deserve a true progressive champion.
May 23, 2018
Andrew Cuomo’s Attempt to Divide the Working Families Party Failed
Instead of picking either Tish James or Zephyr Teachout, both longtime allies, the WFP signaled support for both candidates.
May 22, 2018
The Democratic Wave Won’t Crest Without Progressive Insurgents
The progressive base of the Democratic Party is revolting against the centrist, big-money politics that have proved so ruinous.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
April 18, 2018
Could These Community Groups Become Collateral Damage in Andrew Cuomo’s Fight Against Cynthia Nixon?
Make the Road, New York Communities for Change, and Citizen Action of New York could lose funding for their endorsement.
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April 14, 2018
The Working Families Party Backs Cynthia Nixon Against Andrew Cuomo
The advocate and actress won over 91 percent of the WFP committee vote.
April 13, 2018
Economic vs. Racial Justice Is a ‘False Choice,’ Says the New Working Families Party Director
Maurice Mitchell wants the WFP to be a political home for working-class people of every race.
November 15, 2017
Democrats Will Need More Than Resistance to Govern
And that means running candidates who do more than oppose Trump.
Robert L. Borosage
March 21, 2017
The End of the US Empire Can Be a New Beginning for Our Democracy
Only by understanding how Trump fits within our recent history will the left be able to figure out where we go from here.
February 15, 2017
The Resistance Prevented Puzder From Becoming Labor Secretary
Puzder’s withdrawal shows that the resistance movement is building
and beating the odds.