We look at some bright spots from the election, including the story of how a unique labor-community coalition in Arizona helped defeat the reelection bid of the infamous bigot Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The Next Democratic Party
Source: Timothy Shenk, Dissent Magazine, November 15, 2016
Parties recover from defeat in two ways. They can try to beat the opposition at their own game, or they can try to change the rules of the game. Donald Trump did the latter. Now it’s the Democrats’ turn.
From Complacency to Solidarity
Source: Madeleine Schwartz, Dissent Magazine, Blog, November 9, 2016
At this moment, it’s hard for me to hope that the Trump presidency and its horrors will mobilize Americans enough. But it must.