Category: Reimagining Society

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Gar Alperovitz: Building a System-Changing Response to Trump and Trumpism at All Levels

As in the prehistory of all great eras of change, activists in that moment consciously worked to lay down the institutional foundations as well as the politics of a transformative new direction

Kate Shea Baird: America needs a network of rebel cities to stand up to Trump

With Trump in the White House and GOP majorities in the House and Senate, we must look to cities to protect civil liberties and build progressive alternatives from the bottom up

Alexander Kolokotronis: Is America ready for a municipalist movement?

In the era of Trump, we will need to consolidate counter-power via participatory democracy and economic self-management at the local level

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Hilary Wainwright: What if the workers were in control?

Reflections on an attempt by British workers to produce a democratically determined alternative plan for their industry

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Shamus Cooke: Can a Mass Movement Seize This Anti-Trump Moment?

The Left can achieve miracles in this moment if it strategically grows and broadens the infant social movement

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Gary Younge: Shocked by Trump? It’s time to get involved in the fightback

Interview on the implications of Donald Trump’s victory

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Robin D.G. Kelley: After Trump

The lessons here are crucial. We cannot build a sustainable movement without a paradigm shift. Stopgap, utilitarian alliances to stop Trump aren’t enough

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Arun Gupta: How Cities Can Protect People Threatened By Trumpism

Cities can offer shelter and protection to their vulnerable citizens and become a place progressives can exert real power

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Juan Cole: How can Progressives get through the Next 4 Years? Organize!

Only sustained activism and organizing and effective steps to change the balance of power in Washington and in the statehouses can actually challenge Trumpism

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Naomi Klein: It was the Democrats’ embrace of neoliberalism that won it for Trump

Let’s get out of shock as fast as we can and build the kind of radical movement that has a genuine answer to the hate and fear represented by the Trumps of this world

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