Election 2020

Hillary Clinton at the DNC

Democrats Need to Think Big for 2020 Democrats Need to Think Big for 2020

A safe candidate who seems “electable” might be anything but.

Feb 26, 2019 / Robert L. Borosage

Bernie Sanders at a rally

Bernie Sanders Is Making a National Issue of This Strike Bernie Sanders Is Making a National Issue of This Strike

Democrats and progressives need to focus on what the United Electrical union calls the “first major US manufacturing strike of the Trump era.”

Feb 26, 2019 / John Nichols

Little girl at child care rally CA

Let’s Fight for Universal Childcare Let’s Fight for Universal Childcare

It’s good for the economy and consistent with our values.

Feb 26, 2019 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Elizabeth Warren Is Not Afraid of the Democrats

Elizabeth Warren Is Not Afraid of the Democrats Elizabeth Warren Is Not Afraid of the Democrats

The 2020 presidential candidate has a long track record of opposing lobbyists, billionaires, the Republicans—and her own party.

Feb 21, 2019 / Feature / George Zornick

Pete Buttigieg 2020

Pete Buttigieg Understands What’s at Stake, and What’s Possible Pete Buttigieg Understands What’s at Stake, and What’s Possible

What makes Buttigieg’s campaigning most interesting is the intense focus he has placed on the need to renew and extend American democracy.

Feb 20, 2019 / John Nichols

Is Trump Racist

Is Trump a Racist? Is Trump a Racist?

Yes, but that’s the wrong question.

Feb 20, 2019 / Steve Phillips

Bernie 2020 bid

Bernie Sanders Is Running—and America Just Might Be Ready to Elect a Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders Is Running—and America Just Might Be Ready to Elect a Democratic Socialist

Two years into the presidency of Donald Trump, the nation is ready for radical change.

Feb 19, 2019 / John Nichols

AOC Green New Deal

Bring On the Green New Deal Vote Bring On the Green New Deal Vote

The GND’s young organizers will help craft a message the 2020 Democratic candidate can get behind.

Feb 19, 2019 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Little girl at child care rally CA

Childcare for All Belongs on the Progressive Agenda Childcare for All Belongs on the Progressive Agenda

Katha Pollitt on universal child care, plus David Klion on Bernie’s foreign policy adviser, and Antony Loewenstein on Afghanistan.

Feb 14, 2019 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

Pete Buttigieg

What a Midwestern Presidential Candidate Learned From Marxist Intellectuals What a Midwestern Presidential Candidate Learned From Marxist Intellectuals

Pete Buttigieg’s father was a Gramsci scholar—but he taught his son more about ethics than revolution.

Feb 12, 2019 / Sara Marcus

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