This is the Fight We've Been Looking For

For decades, since well before the progressive movement gained national attention and serious momentum in 2016, progressives in Florida have been asking for a chance. Election after election, we’ve watched as well-funded, pedigreed, status quo centrists have run and lost, all the while we’ve begged to let us run someone who leans into labor, who leans into environment protection, who leans into our values.

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There is No Moral Leadership

I don't support a clean Dream Act because it's sound economic and national security policy (even though it is), I don't support a clean Dream Act because it's a good move for building power to oppose the GOP monolith (even though it is), I support a clean Dream Act because it's the right thing to do. Somewhere along the line, my Party abandoned a primary narrative of righteousness and embraced a narrative of intellectualism.

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Identity Politics IS Universalist Politics

Sometime starting around the disastrous end of the 2016 primary season, the suddenly-relevant American electoral left--that loose coalition of Berniecrats, democratic socialists, and social democrats who constitute the dialectical antithesis to corporatized politics--decided that the Hillary Clinton campaign was engaged in identity politics, and that identity politics was a path to defeat.

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