Keith Ellison’s Loss Leaves A Sour Taste For Progressives
Tom Perez is taking the helm of a party still contending with ideological differences and unresolved questions about how Democrats will handle pressure from the left to resist President Trump at every turn. And despite his united front with Ellison, some progressive activists elevated by Bernie Sanders' 2016 success are unsatisfied with how things stand.
Whether To Stay Or Go Is Complicated By Shooting At Minneapolis Protests
Protests in support of #4thPrecinctShutDown, an occupation of a North Minneapolis precinct, evolved on Thanksgiving Day to a celebration organizers called #BlacksGiving. As protests in support of their occupation have sprouted up around the country, Black Lives Matter Minneapolis has faced added pressure from local elected officials to end the protest. They say it's not that simple.