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The Readjustment

(This is co-written by Douglas and Bryan.)

Roy Moore is terrible. He has been terrible for years, and the scope of terrible that he brings to American society… 2,295 more words

Southern Politics

Pittsburgh Elects Independent to a Partisan Judicial Post

Ballot Access News

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, held a partisan election for judicial posts on November 7. An independent candidate, Mik Pappas, who was endorsed by Democratic Socialists of America, defeated a Democratic judicial incumbent for one of the posts.

Ballot Access News

Socialist-backed candidates win several races across US

08 November 2017 | Ray Downs| UPI

Nov. 8 (UPI) — Candidates endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America and Our Revolution, two groups pushing progressive candidates within the Democratic Party, won several races across the country Tuesday, demonstrating that the surge from the Democratic Party’s left is able win voters. 450 more words

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A More Progressive South? You can find it in Virginia.

What a night.

In my native Virginia, voters across the Commonwealth sent Republicans packing. Not only was there a second consecutive sweep at the top of the ballot — the first occurrence of this since the 1980s — but the state House of Delegates appears to have been fought to a 50-50 tie, though this might shift into Democratic control of the House as provisional ballots get counted and recounts occur. 1,206 more words

Southern Politics

‘Crazy Green Party Dude’ Wages Grassroots Fight in Brooklyn Council Race

by Emma Whitford

Before door-knocking on the last Saturday of his campaign for City Council, Jabari Brisport, a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist running on the Green and Socialist ballot lines in Central Brooklyn’s District 35, issued a reminder to a handful of volunteers in McNair Park, next to the Brooklyn Museum. 174 more words

2017 Elections

'Minneapolis City Council Candidate Is A Socialist Who Gets Things Done'

by Zaid Jilani, The Intercept

A GROUP OF about 20 Minneapolis residents huddled outside a downtown building on a recent Friday, some wearing T-shirts emblazoned with messages, like “Tax the Rich” and “Minneapolis Needs a Political Revolution.” 94 more words

2017 Elections