Jacobin magazine Bulletin: Ocasio-Cortez’s Blueprint for a New PoliticsJacobin magazineIn the article, I called for the creation of a national left-wing political organization that, unlike the Democrats, would act in most respects like a genuine party: with a mass membership democratically determining the party’s program and forcing its …Alexandria... Read more
New York Times A Romantic Turnaround for Two Political ScientistsNew York TimesMr. Mummolo, 35, was from 2007 to 2010 a staff writer at The Washington Post, where he reported on crime and politics. He graduated magna cum laude from N.Y.U. and received a Ph.D. in political science focusing on... Read more
HuffPost Fox News Politics Editor: Trump Will ‘Defecate All Over Everything’ In EuropeHuffPostFox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt had a colorful way of describing President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe this week. Stirewalt told anchor Shannon Bream that Republicans in the U.S. Senate “will not stop Donald Trump from... Read more
ABC27 Midstate residents learn how to get involved in the midterm elections, talk politicsABC27HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Midstate residents learned how to talk politics with strangers at a training run by Pennsylvania Together Saturday. The organization is a statewide coalition of grassroots resistance groups that have become active since... Read more
New York Times Where American Politics Can Still Work: From the Bottom UpNew York TimesNone is in city government or an elected politician; they’re just respected volunteer community activists who will make a recommendation, based on research, to the city or county to get a problem fixed and help... Read more
‘Pirates,’ Politics and Health-Care PioneersBloombergThe weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat by the pool and get ready for our long-form weekend reads: • The Trouble With Johnny Depp (Rolling Stone) • How to get away with financial fraud (Guardian) • A... Read more
CapitalGazette.com ‘Year of the Woman’ in politics yields mixed resultsCapitalGazette.comThe “Year of the Woman” has resulted in major wins and losses for the historic 50-plus woman candidates in Anne Arundel County. At the start of the year, Severna Park-based organization Women Indivisible Strong Effective (WISE) declared 2018 “Year of …... Read more
Bloomberg Walesa Wades Back Into Polish Politics With Vote-Monitoring PlanBloombergThe Law & Justice party has said it won a mandate for sweeping political changes from voters, including to overhaul a justice system it believes is run by a “caste” of self-serving judges. While the ruling party remains popular, according... Read more
CNN Trump makes political gamble with immigrant livesCNNTrump’s firm stance appears to reflect a belief that immigration is so crucial to his connection with his political base that a climbdown is unthinkable. So he continues to market his false claim that the separations are the fault of laws that... Read more
Ford Pinto TV Ads and More Last Week in Florida PoliticsU.S. News & World ReportFord Pinto TV Ads and More Last Week in Florida Politics. A look at the week in Florida politics, from a television ad featuring a Ford Pinto to Democrats trying to reach out to rural... Read more