How to Revitalize Local Democratic Parties

The Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) has presented us with a useful blueprint for saving democratic norms and institutions by reinvesting in state and local Democratic parties. While their report is by no means a comprehensive plan, it provides some useful first steps and serves as a reminder that the fight for equity and democracy is won and lost at the local level.

Everything You Know About Identity Politics is Wrong

Many conservatives and liberals don’t understand what identity politics is really about. In a recent article, Stacy Abrams argues that it’s really about taking “the identities that dominant groups have used to oppress them and convert them into tools of democratic justice.” Understanding this often misunderstood political agenda in this light can help reunite an ancient multiracial coalition and overturn centuries of oppression and injustice.