Most Americans can surely agree that Congress, as much as possible, should be unconstrained by incentives that compel it to behave differently than would a representative sample of Americans, coming together to try to do what's best for our country.
Progressives need to fight back. The electoral struggle is just one part of what's needed to build effective social movements, but it's an important part. And that effort should include primary battles to elect real progressives to Congress.
At Brown, cranes swing overhead as workers rush to finish multimillion-dollar initiatives. But the school is abuzz about something that will soon be missing from campus: many staff members are being pushed out.