Table of Contents

Introduction: 2020 Was an Extraordinary Year

       Linda Burnham, Max Elbaum, and María Poblet

 

Part 1: Building Progressive Power in the States
1     Change a State and Shock a Nation: Georgia in the 2020 Elections
       Interviews with Cliff Albright, Beth Howard, Adelina Nicholls, and Nsé Ufot, conducted by Linda Burnham
2     The Battle for Democracy in Michigan
       Art Reyes III and Eli Day
3     LUCHA’s 10-Year Road Map to Victory
      César Fierros Mendoza
4     New Virginia Majority: We Win by Expanding Democracy
      Jon Liss
5     Florida’s Rising Majority Learns from Its Wins — and Its Opponents
      Andrea Cristina Mercado
6     Pennsylvania Stands Up: Stepping into the Whirlwind
      Jacob Swenson-Lengyel and Jules Berkman-Hill
7     States of Solidarity: How State Alignment Builds Multiracial Working-Class Power
       María Poblet


Part 2: Communities of Color Drive the Win
8     Black Voters in 2020: A Roundtable Conversation
       Moderated by Karl Kumodzi and featuring Sendolo Diaminah, Arisha Hatch, Thenjiwe McHarris, and

       Mondale Robinson
9     Lessons from Engaging AAPI Voters and Communities in 2020
       Timmy Lu, and featuring interviews with Aisha Yaqoob Mahmood, Laura Misumi, Mohan Seshadri, and Vivian Chang
10   Stepping into Indigenous Political Power: The Resurgence of the Native Vote in 2020
       Lycia Maddocks (Quechan Indian Tribe)
11   No One Is Coming to Save Us: Self-Organizing in Latinx Communities for Political Power
       Rafael Návar


Part 3: Workers on the Doors
12   UNITE HERE: Drawing On Our Knowledge, Fighting for Our Future
       Interviews with Mario Yedidia, Stephanie Greenlea, and Diana Valles, conducted by Marcy Rein
13   Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation: Steps on the Road to a New Texas
       Hany Khalil and Jay Malone
14   ‘There’s a Purpose in This’: Domestic Workers Enter the Electoral Arena
       Linda Burnham and Ai-jen Poo


Part 4: Bernie, Democratic Socialism, and the Primary Battles
15   Bernie 2020: ‘Not Me, Us’
       A conversation between Yong Jung Cho, Neidi Dominguez, and Alex Han, convened by Alex Han
16   Our Revolution: Everything Depends on Local Organizing
       Larry Cohen
17   Democratic Socialists and the US Presidency in the Neoliberal Era
   
    David Duhalde


Part 5: Mobilizing Voters Across the Country
18   Protest, Politics, and (Electoral) Power
       Maurice Mitchell
19   People’s Action: Building ‘Movement Politics’
       Ryan Greenwood
20    Fight the Right, Build the Left: Seed the Vote’s Work in 2020
       Jill Shenker, Rose Mendelsohn, and Jason Negrón-Gonzales
21   Win Justice and Beyond: Winning Elections While Building Power for the Long Term
       Deepak Pateriya
22    Building and Transforming Power: Lessons from the 2020 Elections
   
    Alicia Garza