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How a Lack of Democracy Worsened the Texas Storm Disaster
The winter storm disaster in Texas was a crisis fueled by a failure to address climate change and the influence of oil and gas companies in state and local politics.
March 11, 2021
A Look Back at the Other Swing Voter: Visioning Forward Convening
Demos and Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research hosted a virtual convening to contribute to a growing movement that seeks to redefine who we think of as swing voters.
January 13, 2021
Reflections on a Radically Honest Conversation: Funding Black and Brown Organizations Like We Want Them to Win
It is more vital than ever that Black- and brown-led organizations have the resources they need to combat the many issues confronting their communities and to build durable and sustainable power.
October 29, 2020
Reflections on a Radically Honest Conversation: Thinking Boldly About the Right to Vote and the Constitution
How can an affirmative constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to vote, eliminate the symptoms of a democracy that has intentionally excluded Black and brown people?
September 24, 2020
Director of Movement Building
Frontlines Climate Justice Executive Action Platform
This platform proposes a set of actions the executive branch can take to equitably address the climate crisis without new legislation, major new appropriations, or other Congressional authority.
July 22, 2020
The ongoing devaluing of Black life that’s now on full display forces us to confront America’s racist origins and to uproot our systems of racial violence, economic subordination, and hoarding of political power.
June 15, 2020
K. Sabeel Rahman
Combatting Wrongful Voter Purges: A Toolkit
A toolkit to help local leaders and communities identify and act on the warning signs of a wrongful purge and to understand how federal law restricts such purges.
May 27, 2020
Governing to Build Power
Progressives must see every policy fight as about more than its issues —it's an opportunity to shift power to Black and brown communities and working families.
April 28, 2020
K. Sabeel Rahman
We’ve Been Socially Distanced for Decades. It’s Called Racism.
Our society has actually been built upon and defined by social distancing for many years. It’s called systemic and institutional racism.
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April 15, 2020
Rodney McKenzie, Jr.
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