Category Archives: Progressive Politics

EMILY’s List Mansplains At Me

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Recently, a man claiming to be from EMILY’s List called me for a donation. I told him I had read recently that the organization had been supporting corporate Democrats, and those candidates were not my priorities. “No,” he insisted. “We only support progressive Democratic candidates.”  He mentioned a few big name… Read more »

Daniel Biss’s Balance Between Progressive Politics and Loyalty to His People

Just a week ago, I attended Daniel Biss’s announcement of his running mate, Carlos Ramirez Rosa. It was exciting, actually. Rosa is a powerful, passionate speaker. I thought he balanced Biss’s thoughtful, soft-spoken approach rather nicely. But on September 6, Biss announced that Rosa was no longer on the ticket…. Read more »