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Right-wing politics has a new secret weapon. Can the Left harness it? | Jeremy Heimans

Right-wing politics has a new secret weapon. Can the Left harness it? | Jeremy Heimans

Jeremy Heimans: The game of politics for many decades has been played as one in which you’re supposed to keep your head down, you’re supposed to be bland, you’re supposed to be uncontroversial; your job is to court as many people as you can in the middle. Donald Trump from the very beginning took a different posture, everything he did was about unleashing the agency of a small number of intense supporters. This was going to be a campaign in…

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Exposing Liberal Hypocrisy and Conservative Close-Mindedness | Van Jones

Exposing Liberal Hypocrisy and Conservative Close-Mindedness | Van Jones

I think liberals have a very hard time understanding their role in creating the market for Trump. I think we have a view of ourselves that has a bunch of blind spots in it in terms of how we’re showing up. I’ve gone all across the country, I got a chance to go to West Virginia, the red parts of Indiana and Michigan, even the red counties in California, I’ve gone to the border, and it gives you the chance…

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