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Key to Strategy #1: Know Your Enemy

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
To “know” our enemy, we need to grasp its essential character, its strengths, and its vulnerabilities.That translates today into getting the clearest possible picture of the racist and authoritarian coalition that has “Make America Great Again”.

For the People Act vs. Jim Crow in New Clothes

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
A broad coalition of groups is calling for a week of action April 5-9 to press for passage of the For the People Act, S.1 – federal legislation that would counter the GOP’s push for harsh state-level voter suppression bills.

Friday Nite Videos | April 2, 2021

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Why Matt Gaetz Is a Product of the Modern Republican Party | Mehdi Hasan. Louis Armstrong - Go Down Moses (Lyrics). Cranky Uncle's 5 Techniques of Science Denial. Lawsuits Put 45 in 'Serious Trouble.' Does My Neighborhood Determine My Future?

US Church Membership Falls Under 50 Percent

Juan Cole Informed Comment
Many Millennials who become unchurched cite discomfort with the prejudice and discrimination against LGBTQ persons in churches. Another factor is the Republican Party’s alliance with the evangelical movement.

The John Birch Society Never Left

Rick Perlstein and Edward H. Miller The New Republic
Why it’s foolish to think the modern GOP will ever break with its lunatic fringe. When Republican lawmakers had a chance to draw a bright line between their party and conspiracy theorists and insurrectionists, the vast majority voted to acquit.
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