grassroots activism

Building Back Better (Than Expected)

An update on the hits and misses—fortunately, with many more of the former than the latter— of Joe Biden's recent slate of appointments.

By Jeff Hauser David Segal

There Is No Civil War

Centrists in the suburbs and progressive upsets in the cities? This is what (local) democracy looks like.

By Lara Putnam

Who Really Won PA 18?

Grassroots women and organized labor pulled voters together in support of Conor Lamb. Conversations made it work.

By Lara Putnam

Middle America Reboots Democracy

We spent months talking with anti-Trump forces—and they're not who pundits say they are.

By Lara Putnam Theda Skocpol

From Congress to Protest

The leaders of Indivisible on how they're continuing to empower everyday Americans fighting against Trump.

By Leah Greenberg Angel Padilla